Kokanee Glacier Resort
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking
TravelPod Member ReviewsKokanee Glacier Resort Nelson
Absolutely Fabulous place, wish we could stay longer!
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Travel Blogs from Nelson
Gabón .... Me he tomado el día libre para vagar por las calles de este precioso,pueblo, que volvió a la vida , después de haber estado difunto ayer.. Me han impresionado los restaurantes tan pintorescos y hippies , al igual que las tiendas , "amor y paz hermanos" ........lo que si es que esta todo carísimo , mugres hippies millonarios del siglo XXI...a mi me ha servido para conocer el pueblo y además descansar después de la ...
... Dutch expat who had moved to Canada with her family after the war and never went back. Eccentric is an understatement for this woman, but boy did she know how to make us feel at home. The place looked like an overflowing art studio that had been hit by an orange paint bomb....and we loved it. It became our home for the next 3 days. Waking up in the morning we were treated to Maya's gourmet breakfast. So good that Carla even enjoyed the sausages. A day of real miracles! We then ...
... cool looking under the ridiculous amount of layers and high laced boots as they were dressed appropriately for the time (late 1800's ish?). I could barely keep the rivulets of sweat dripping off my nose and the rest of my body in check while only in a thin shirt, shorts and flip flops.
Before rolling out of the Fort Steele parking lot, we witnessed a huge plume ...
... and a slow ride, but pretty cool to see what Cat Skiing might be like. Back in the day, mountains without lifts would use Cat Machines to transport people up the mountain for fresh lines, now days this is quite expensive. Heli-Skiing is probably the better way to go, although very expensive also. Quite foggy and windy conditions, until we got lower, also very wet and heavy snow. No fresh powder but still could find the rare fresh line in the trees. ...
We left Vancouver with the hopes that our drive to Nelson would be free of rain and snowy roads. We were a bit nervous making the 9 hour drive with a small rental car that had no snow tires or chains (you will find signage throughout the BC roadways advising motorists to have snow tires or chains in case you find yourself in the midst of a bad snowstorm – thus our discomfort). We thought travelling by day and during the week ...