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  • Location: British Columbia

Mountain Footsteps

Mountain Footsteps

Why a Booktrail?

Hikes in the East Kootenay of Southeastern British Columbia

  • ISBN: 978-1771602464
  • Genre: Guide book, Nature/Landscape

What you need to know before your trail

The trails and routes described in this bestselling guidebook are between the Rocky Mountains in the east and the Purcell Range in the west, including trips in Cranbrook, Kimberley, Creston, Invermere, Radium and Fernie areas. Also featured are the BC Provincial Parks Akamina–Kishinena, Top of the World, Height of the Rockies, Elk Lakes, St. Mary’s Alpine and Bugaboo Glacier.

Travel Guide


A mountain village in the book which also boasts a nice museum on local heritage & Canadian Pacific railway history, with a gift shop.

Visit: cranbrookhistorycentre.com


The town sits on Highway 95A between the Purcell and Rocky Mountains. Kimberley was named in 1896 after the Kimberley mine in South Africa. North Star Hill is the mountain peak with lodges and places to stay plus trails of course!


Creston is a town of 5,306 people and it’s on this trail . There are a few mountains nearby such as Lady Slipper Mountain and Arrow Mountain. A good history museum too


Invermere -Windermere Valley Museum

A good way to see the area before exploring it!  windermerevalleymuseum.ca 

Then you can travel and walk up Pinto Mountain and north to the Kimpton Pass and the Kootenay Valley Viewpoint

Radium Hot Springs

Radium Hot Springs also known as Radium, is a village of 776 residents in the East Kootenay region of British Columbia. The village is named after the hot springs located in the nearby Kootenay National Park

The Home Of A Thousand Faces sounds like an interesting museum!  radiumwoodcarver.com

Akamina – Kishinena Provincial Park

One of the parks explore in the guide book.  bcparks/explore/parkpgs/akamina

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Booktrail Boarding Pass: Mountain Footsteps

Destination : British Columbia  Author/Guide: Janice Strong

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