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Pulpit Rock – Nelson Hikes

Pulpit Rock – Nelson Hikes

Pulpit Rock is a popular hike on the north shore of the Kootenay River opposite the beautiful city of Nelson in BC, Canada. This is one of the many short, steep, BC hikes that will get your heart pumping; Rewarding you with gorgeous views of the river, city and forested mountains. We did this on a road trip as our first introduction to Nelson – it is a great way to see the area! This hike was not too hard…

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Brilliant Overlook – Castlegar

Brilliant Overlook – Castlegar

Brilliant Overlook is a wonderful (or maybe brilliant) trail that overlooks Castlegar in the Kootenay Region of BC. We did this hike on a hot, summers day and loved the views down to where the Kootenay and Columbia Rivers merge. Parts of this trail are very steep, but it is not very long, so it is great for road trips when you want to hike for a few hours to stretch your legs between towns. Brilliant Overlook Map You can…

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Slhanay Peak – Squamish

Slhanay Peak – Squamish

Slhanay Peak might count as a hidden gem in Squamish. It is a fabulous hike through gorgeous forest below a towering granite monolith. It is popular with climbers, and mountain bikers but less well famous for hikers. This trail is listed in two local hiking books, Destination Hikes and Squamish Hiking, but hasn’t made it onto the bucket list of the instagram-loving hiking crowds yet. We only saw one other hiker on a gorgeous Saturday in June, when the parking…

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