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Top Camping Spots in the Kootenay Mountains this Summer
May 09, 2016

Top Camping Spots in the Kootenay Mountains this Summer

When it comes to camping and hiking in and around the Kootenay Mountains, it's always worth finding those BC attractions everyone is talking about. With so many destinations to choose from, you’re really spoiled for choice..

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What Do Seniors Think About Zip Lining in the Kootenay Mountains?
May 05, 2016

What Do Seniors Think About Zip Lining in the Kootenay Mountains?

Seniors these days know how to have a good time. More than ever, they’re determined to try new things, enjoy retirement to its fullest and scratch things off their bucket list. An increasingly popular item on that to-do list is zip lining..

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High Elevations at Kokanee Glacier Park, on or off Your Feet
April 28, 2016

High Elevations at Kokanee Glacier Park, on or off Your Feet

Did you know that Kokanee Glacier Park is one of the oldest major provincial parks in BC? Dedicated as parkland in 1922, it features more than 32,000 hectares of pristine wilderness, and is one of the best-known alpine parks in the Kootenay region..

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Top 5 Things to Do in Nelson and the Surrounding Area
April 20, 2016

Top 5 Things to Do in Nelson and the Surrounding Area

If you’re looking for things to do in Nelson, you won’t have to look far. This is a city that is steeped in small-town charm and surrounded by rugged beauty of the West Kootenays. Whether you’re an avid outdoorsman looking to get out in the wilderness, or you covet a more leisurely day out, this city has got it covered..

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The Perfect Recipe for a Ziplining Adventure in the Kootenays
April 13, 2016

The Perfect Recipe for a Ziplining Adventure in the Kootenays

Of all the things to do in BC, riding on a zipline is quickly becoming one of the most popular activities for thrill-seeking tourists. To make sure you experience the best outing possible, here are some key things you should look for when planning your next adrenaline zipline excursion..

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Trail's Leanna Hanson-McCormick 'super excited' to win The Nelson Daily contest
March 31, 2016

Trail's Leanna Hanson-McCormick 'super excited' to win The Nelson Daily contest

Leanna Hanson-McCormick holds the grand prize of four tickets to zipline-paradise after winning The Nelson Daily Facebook contest. Todd Manton (right) of Kokanee Mountain Zipline and Bruce Fuhr of The Nelson Daily.com made the presentation to Hanson-McCormick. — The Nelson Daily photo Leanna Hanson-McCormick is one of many people who enter contests, but never wins. That all changed for the Silver….

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Zipline Physics: What Goes into Planning Your Thrill Ride?
September 22, 2015

Zipline Physics: What Goes into Planning Your Thrill Ride?

If you’ve ever hooked yourself up to a zipline, you know they’re fun, exhilarating and a great source of adventure. But have you ever wondered how they actually work?.

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Zip (Line) Through the Kootenays at 100 KPH
September 16, 2015

Zip (Line) Through the Kootenays at 100 KPH

The adrenaline rush is real. You're 300 feet off the ground, travelling at speeds up to 100 kilometres per hour for up to 2400 feet at a time. That'll get your blood coursing through your veins and remind you of all the reasons you really, actually, when all is said and done enjoy having your feet firmly planted on the ground most of the time..

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Top BC Attractions: Ziplining in the Kootenays
September 12, 2015

Top BC Attractions: Ziplining in the Kootenays

When it comes to BC attractions, visitors to this majestic province really are spoiled for choice. If you’re an outdoors enthusiast, you could spend a lifetime scouring the landscape for fun and thrills and still not see and do everything on your bucket list..

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6 Features Every Great Zipline Should Have
August 26, 2015

6 Features Every Great Zipline Should Have

Of all the exciting things to do in BC, zooming along a zipline has got to be one of the most exhilarating. The sense of freedom you get from soaring high above the ground is an experience you won’t soon forget. But for ziplining adventures to be truly memorable, there are a number of features an aerial park should have..

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