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Higher Ground Weekend Warriors

Higher Ground Weekend Warriors

Not sure how to spend your weekend if not on the water? There’s plenty to do in the Okanagan, and guest blogger Steph Snelling shares her recommendations for a 1, 2, or 3-day adventure. With many favourite lake activities at…

5 Places to Experience BC’s Kettle Valley Rail Trail

5 Places to Experience BC’s Kettle Valley Rail Trail

Hiking or biking the Kettle Valley Rail Trail is a good way to travel through British Columbia’s wild spaces and the province’s history. The original Kettle Valley Railway opened in 1915. Now, the decommissioned tracks are home to an extensive…

Chasing Trestles: An Overnight Bike Trip on the KVR

Chasing Trestles: An Overnight Bike Trip on the KVR

What happens when the internet, two bikepackers, and one free night come together? An overnight bikepacking trip with strangers in the Okanagan Valley. Miles Arbour shares his experience on the Kettle Valley Rail (KVR) Trail. With a few exceptions, the…

Spring on the KVR: Myra Canyon

Spring on the KVR: Myra Canyon

Spring has arrived in the Okanagan. It’s time to grab the hiking gear and explore the diverse hiking and biking trails throughout Route 97. Last Saturday I finally decided to leave my couch, take advantage of the good weather, and…

Ride the Riding

Ride the Riding

Mike Overend is one of the new additions to the team at the Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association. He has come on board as a Rail Trails Coordinator and recently participated in the Ride the Riding tour. We invited him to…