Outdoors and Recreation

Photo: Brenda Haley

Behold the Kootenay’s majestic ‘Ben Hur’

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A view of the mountain range through larches on Jumbo Pass. Photo: Brenda Haley

Trail hiker shares majestic view of the Purcells in autumn

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Greater Trail golfers are getting in their last swings of the season just before the weather turns. Photo: Jim Bailey

‘One last round … ‘

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West Kootenay Recreational Dirt Bike and ATV Society is holding a raffle and upcoming motocross races for all interested riders and supporters. From left front: WKRDAS president David Ketel, secretary Shannon Doleman, and treasurer Dane Tudor celebrate a new grader to keep the tracks groomed. (Back) Amelia Rauschenberger and Annabelle Rauschenberger (right). Photo: Submitted

Races and raffle going at West Kootenay KMX track

The Society is hosting an off-road race, the Tree Hugger Hare Scramble, on Sept. 24-25

West Kootenay Recreational Dirt Bike and ATV Society is holding a raffle and upcoming motocross races for all interested riders and supporters. From left front: WKRDAS president David Ketel, secretary Shannon Doleman, and treasurer Dane Tudor celebrate a new grader to keep the tracks groomed. (Back) Amelia Rauschenberger and Annabelle Rauschenberger (right). Photo: Submitted
Living Lakes Canada Program Manager Heather Shaw paddles out on Upper Joker Lake in Kokanee Glacier Provincial Park. Photo: LLC

Monitoring climate change underway in Kokanee Glacier Park

Mountain ecosystems are especially sensitive to climate change, so Living Lakes Canada…

Living Lakes Canada Program Manager Heather Shaw paddles out on Upper Joker Lake in Kokanee Glacier Provincial Park. Photo: LLC
Kootenay Mountaineering Club plans for three high-country camping and hiking adventures every year. Photo: KMC

Kootenay mountaineers living the high life

Members have been taking hikers into the backcountry for more than 50 years

Kootenay Mountaineering Club plans for three high-country camping and hiking adventures every year. Photo: KMC
Photo: Brenda Haley

Trail Times wishes everyone a safe and fun long weekend

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Photo: Brenda Haley
Greg Barber, formerly of Montrose, took four months to complete the 4,200-km hike of the Pacific Crest Trail. Turn to page 10 to see more photos of his epic journey. Photo: Submitted

Kootenay native reflects on 4,200-km trek on pacific trail

Greg Barber hikes from Mexico to Canada over Sierra and Cascade Mountains

Greg Barber, formerly of Montrose, took four months to complete the 4,200-km hike of the Pacific Crest Trail. Turn to page 10 to see more photos of his epic journey. Photo: Submitted
All photos of Kokanee Glacier Park are courtesy Brenda Haley. Photos: Brenda Haley

Kokanee Glacier Park, a wonderland in summer

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All photos of Kokanee Glacier Park are courtesy Brenda Haley. Photos: Brenda Haley
The public is invited to an inaugural ribbon cutting at the court on Wednesday, Sept. 7 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Photo: RDKB

Pickleball court in session at Beaver Valley Family Park

The public is invited to a grand opening ribbon cutting of the pickleball court on Sept. 7

The public is invited to an inaugural ribbon cutting at the court on Wednesday, Sept. 7 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Photo: RDKB
All photos of the MacBeth Icefield are courtesy of Brenda Haley, an experienced hiker from Trail. Photos: Brenda Haley

Macbeth Icefield; Palatial landscape of the West Kootenay

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All photos of the MacBeth Icefield are courtesy of Brenda Haley, an experienced hiker from Trail. Photos: Brenda Haley
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Rossland Ladies Auxiliary helps keep pool fun afloat

The Rossland Outdoor Pool celebrated its 90th anniversary this year

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The Montrose Park has grown and added amenities to make it an ideal community hub. Photo: Carmen Adams

Montrose revitalizes spaces for social connections

“It’s the heart of our community,” Mayor Walsh says. “It’s just beautiful.”

  • Jul 26, 2022
The Montrose Park has grown and added amenities to make it an ideal community hub. Photo: Carmen Adams
Brenda Haley shares photos she took of a hike up Mount Gladstone on Sunday, July 17. Considered a challenging route, this trail near Christina Lake takes an average of six hours to complete. Photos: Brenda Haley

The Kootenay’s great Mount Gladstone

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Brenda Haley shares photos she took of a hike up Mount Gladstone on Sunday, July 17. Considered a challenging route, this trail near Christina Lake takes an average of six hours to complete. Photos: Brenda Haley
Members of the community touring the Jewel Lake area prescription area. Photo: Dan Macmaster

Boundary wildfire risk reduction a model of collaboration

The project was undertaken in an area 20 minutes north of Greenwood

Members of the community touring the Jewel Lake area prescription area. Photo: Dan Macmaster
Help reduce invasive predators like this northern pike taken from the Columbia River by signing up for the Castlegar Invasive Species Fish Out Derby going from July 22-31. Photo: contributed

Invasive species fish out derby coming to Columbia River

Derby runs from July 22-31 and entrants can target two invasive predators, walleye and northern pike

Help reduce invasive predators like this northern pike taken from the Columbia River by signing up for the Castlegar Invasive Species Fish Out Derby going from July 22-31. Photo: contributed
One day after celebrating a very warm Canada Day in Trail on Friday, Brenda Haley and her hiking pals set out on a trek through the snow to take in the majestic views of Kootenay Glacier Provincial Park. Photos: Brenda Haley

Got snow? Summertime in the Kootenays sure does

PHOTOS: Kokanee Glacier Provincial Park is one of the oldest major parks in the provincial system

One day after celebrating a very warm Canada Day in Trail on Friday, Brenda Haley and her hiking pals set out on a trek through the snow to take in the majestic views of Kootenay Glacier Provincial Park. Photos: Brenda Haley
The West Kootenay arm of the BC Backcountry Hunters and Anglers has launched a citizen science project to collect information on West Kootenay alpine lake fisheries. Photo: Jim Bailey

Call for West Kootenay anglers to help with research project

Anglers can be rewarded by voracious trout that will strike at anything resembling a food source

The West Kootenay arm of the BC Backcountry Hunters and Anglers has launched a citizen science project to collect information on West Kootenay alpine lake fisheries. Photo: Jim Bailey
In this second survey, which closes July 8, the city is asking for opinions on the prioritization of proposed walking and cycling projects. Photo: Unsplash

Have your say on walking and cycling paths in Trail

The survey is available until July 8 on the city’s website: trail.ca/ATP.

In this second survey, which closes July 8, the city is asking for opinions on the prioritization of proposed walking and cycling projects. Photo: Unsplash
The Trail Sk8Park is in East Trail by the Gyro Park boat launch. Photo: City of Trail

Free drop-in sessions coming to Trail Sk8 Park

Waiver forms must be filled out and signed before each drop-in session.

The Trail Sk8Park is in East Trail by the Gyro Park boat launch. Photo: City of Trail