Kicking Horse River (BC Rockies):
of the Kicking Horse River are in Yoho
National Park, one of the most spectacular parks in British Columbia.
This region of the BC Rockies is popular with tourists from all parts
of the world. The reasons are because of the awesome scenery and outdoor
adventures that range from backcountry hiking
to wildlife viewing
to river rafting.
Horse River is world renown as a whitewater rafting destination. This
is a very scenic and exciting river run. It is not a lengthy river,
but is prime whitewater, especially through the canyon. It offers rapids,
drops, waves, rocks and narrow passages. The Kicking Horse River, is
everything a whitewater run should be, and more!
has several experienced operators who offer guided whitewater rafting
trips on the Kicking Horse River. They are knowledgeable and know exactly
the hazards this river springs on whitewater rafters. Enjoy a scenic
and adrenaline packed whitewater run . . . an afternoon on the Kicking
Blaeberry River (BC Rockies):
just west of Golden, the Blaeberry
River is almost the opposite of the Kicking Horse River. It is a more
placid river, winding past panoramic scenery of the Rocky Mountains.
Part of this river run follows the route taken by David Thompson on
his quest for a trading route in the early 1800's. There is an abundance
of wildlife in this region offering many photo ops. Whether you select
an oar trip where you do your share of paddling, or go for a motor powered
raft trip, running a river is an excellent and exciting way to see remote
Kootenay River (BC Rockies):
near the junction of the Kootenay and Yoho National Parks, is an excellent
whitewater rafting river, the Kootenay. From the head waters, it heads
south parallel to the Rocky Mountain Trench, becoming part of the Trench
at Canal Flats. The river continues south past Fort
Steele, into Montana, then it loops into Idaho and back to BC south
of Creston. It eventually
becomes part of Kootenay
Lake. Most of the Kootenay River becomes the western arm of the
lake that makes its way into the Columbia River at Castlegar
and gives it's name to Kootenay Country.
in this region is spectacular and breathtaking with mountains in all
directions. A host of recreational activities makes this area popular
with outdoor enthusiasts. Enjoy action all year long. This part of British
Columbia excels in adventures including down
hill and cross country skiing, mountain climbing, back country hiking,
mountain biking, fishing,
and whitewater rafting.
the Upper Kootenay River means fast waters, grade three rapids, waves,
rocks and pools. Companies throughout the BC Rockies offer specialized
whitewater trips on the Kootenay, trips designed for the adventurers
or family fun. Wildlife is abundant. Take advantage of the many photo
taking opportunities as the expedition heads down river. Other interesting,
whitewater rivers in this region are St. Mary's, Elk, and the White.
Enjoy excitement in the great outdoors, a whitewater rafting experience
in the BC Rockies.
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