Kokanee Glacier Resort
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting
TravelPod Member ReviewsKokanee Glacier Resort Nelson
Absolutely Fabulous place, wish we could stay longer!
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Travel Blogs from Nelson
... I was heading west because I was mostly on the inside lane. The worst climb was the Salmo Creston road. No wonder it's often closed in winter. The last 10 minutes to the summit were at quite a pitch and then heading down the other side was at least 10 miles of 6 to 8% grade. Vehicles were passing me while I slowly made my way down in 2nd gear. It just felt safer.
With all this adventure behind us we finally arrived in the brilliant town of Nelson. Only to be told that our visit coincided with the annual car festival in town. Meaning all the campsites were full. The lady at the information centre then cautiously informed us that she had a B&B option available, but that the proprietor was a bit "arty" and might take some getting used to. Tired of the road we decided to take the chance, and will always be glad we did. Maya turned out to a lovely ...
... speak and said that my handsome companion should take me to the local women's couturier as I appeared "barely clothed" and we wouldn't want the town to start gossiping about me, now would I? The young woman stayed in character and was fantastic in her role, engaging with other guests around her. I was also super impressed at how the actors and actresses managed to stay ...
... were free, so we didn't feel guilty to take our time until we hit the slopes. 4 chairlifts and a T-bar were spread across 3 peaks, unfortunately one shut, so a cat took us across to the 3rd peak to access the last chairlift. Red Mountain is home to one of the oldest chairlifts in North America. Our little gang didn't get out there until around midday, we went straight across to Grey Peak after the 10min cat drive, it was our first time on one, it was ...
... Hill is located just outside of Nelson (a very short drive). The mountain is known for powder snowfalls with a vertical drop of 623 metres (2, 044 feet) and 1,184 acres of skiable terrain (479 ha) (Check it out - > http://www.skiwhitewater.com). As Jeff and I did not bring any ski gear with us, we had to borrow ski clothes and skies from Max and our niece Tegan (shhhh – don’t tell her!!). It was the highlight of our trip – I loved getting back ...