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NOW OFFERING GUIDING BIKE TOURS

NOW OFFERING GUIDING BIKE TOURS

Are you ready to embark on an extraordinary adventure that combines the exhilaration of cycling with the awe-inspiring beauty of the Kootenay region?  Look no further! Kootenay Backcountry Guides has partnered with Kootenay Cycling Adventures, and we are thrilled to offer you an unforgettable cycling tour experience that will leave you breathl...

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2021/2022 Season Recap & Highlights

KBG Bow to Yoho Traverse 2022 (Photo: Kyle Gorenko) Kootenay Backcountry Guide's Lead Guide/Founder Judson Wright takes guests (Photo: Kyle Gorenko) on Bow to Yoho traverse in the Rockies

On April 18, 2022, Lead Guide Judson Wright with practicum Kyle Gorenko, and six guests hit the parking lot at the bottom of the Yoho Valley in Yoho National Park after completing the Bow/Yoho Traverse. This hut to hut traverse concluded KBG's 2021-22 season.   We would like to take a moment and thank all of our guests and students for ma...

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Spring Basecamp April 2022

Basecamp 2022 That moment when the sky clears and the vistas are celebrated.

Between April 6th and 10th, we were fortunate to complete a five day and four-night helicopter access basecamp in the North Monashees with return Kootenay Backcountry Guests.   This was their second winter basecamp with us. Our trip took place in a remote valley in British Columbia that is not often visited. The remote nature and spectacu...

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Collecting Free Info: #2 Talk To People

Collecting Free Info: #2 Talk To People

Welcome to our video series on collecting free information in the backcountry. What is free information? Free information is safe, easily accessible, and timely. #2 Talk To People, Keep Each Other Safe Communicating with others in the parking lots or on the trails can help guide your day and make it safer for everyone. Sharing your plans/routes wit...

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Mountain Conditions Report - Wapta Bow to Yoho April 2023

Bow to Yoho traverse Kootenay Backcountry Guide guests enjoyed perfect conditions on the Bow to Yoho traverse. Photo: Kyle Gorenko

Trip Summary:  I recently completed the Bow to Yoho Traverse with practicum student Kyle Gorenko in 5-days with 6 guests. We traveled from Bow parking to Monarch Campground. The weather overall was favorable for fast travel, incredible views, and quality skiing, with pow to be found on East to Southeast aspects up to 3000m. Coverage on the gla...

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