Travel Blogs from Golden
With regret it was time to leave the wonderful Canadian Rockies. The route was South West on Highway 1, then along 93 to Kootenay National Park. En route there was:
Marble Canyon – good for a 30 minute walk
The town of Radium Springs – providing a rest stop but not much …
Drove to the Athabasca River, through the Jasper National park. Saw wonderful scenery and rivers, waterfalls, Drove up to the Columbia Glacier Field, where we avoided the main route and walked to a beautiful blue part of the glacier. Gordon and I then walked onto the main glacier, and half way up, until there was little grit so we felt we should go …
Another beautiful day. So far the weather has been great. Today we left Kelowna for Golden B.C. Before we left Kelowna, we took a walk through the waterfront area, where a dragon boat festival was taking place. Lots of paddlers. Then it was off to Revelstoke for lunch. Driving along hwy 97 we passed through some small towns, but kept going admiring …
... had to get up early the following morning for white water rafting but it was a perfect birthday on the road.
Neither of us had white water rafted before we so we were looking forward to it – a 9-hour day on the kicking horse river – one of the best places to raft in Canada.
Once we were kitted up we started with an easy first leg, learning the commands and a bit ...
... of snow off the rails. The railroad decided to build a tunnel underneath Roger’s Pass and completed it in 1916. The Connaught Tunnel also went under the site of Glacier House and the trains stopped coming. With no roads in the area Glacier House was closed and torn down around 1929.
I wanted to explore the site of the hotel but when I mentioned it to Tony he was still recovering from the 12-mile hike from ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
As an overnight stop it had all that was required, but breakfast is nothing to count on
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.