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TCT Track

    The East Shore segment of the Trans Canada Trail begins in Kootenay Bay. The traveler, after enjoying the free Kootenay Lake Ferry will follow HWY 3A to the Artisan community of Crawford Bay. Continuing south for 1km the authorized off-highway route begins. A trail head kiosk greets trail […]

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PEBBLE BEACH

  Rating: Easy to moderate. Short but somewhat steep, with some rough sections. Access: Easy. Drive: Follow Eastman Ave. through the small town of Riondel, and continue along the North Riondel Road 3.2 km to Tam O’Shanter Creek. Here the road changes from pavement to gravel. Set your odometer to […]

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Cannabis Lake Hike

Access: High-Clearance vehicles, 4WD in mud or snow conditions, 16.5 km on gravel roads, 3485 ft. elevation gain on road from km.0 at Crawford Bay Transfer Station. Rating: easy to moderate, total hiking elevation gain 1200 ft. Needed: guide or good route-finding skills, map & compass, GPS unit Hiking time- […]

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Haystack Mountain

  Submitted by Lorna Robin Access: Sanca Creek Road, 17.6 km gravel road from Hwy 3A to trailhead. A 2wd vehicle could be okay with careful driving, but high clearance is better, particularly for the last 2 kilometres. Rating: Easy to the small, marshy, but scenic lakes below Haystack Mountain. […]

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Wetlands / Beach

  From Peters Road/ Highway 3a corner travel 350 meters to the beginning of the trail at the first corner of Peters road. Travel 375 meters into the wetlands path and go straight at the fork in the trail. Travel 625 meters and cross the boardwalk, another 800 meters and […]

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