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Kayaking race (Picture BC photo)

Kayaking race (Picture BC photo)

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Feel Good Fernie Yoga & Wellness Festival - Fernie

2nd Ave
Fernie, British Columbia
V0B 1M0

Daily from July 12, 2014 to July 13, 2014

An attempt of the Guinness World Record for the longest yoga chain will be held on July 12. July 12-13 there will be free yoga classes, wellness seminars, trance dance, live music and yoga.


Lost Boys Lungbuster Hill Climb - Fernie

5339 Fernie Ski Hill Rd
Fernie, British Columbia
V0B 1M6

Saturday, July 12, 2014

The ultimate challenge for hard core climbers. This challenging mountain bike race starts at the base area of the Fernie Alpine Resort & climbs to the top of the Timber Express Chairlift - 640 vertical metres (2,100 ft). The race is followed by a delicious brunch & award presentation at the spectacular Lost Boys Café. Bike or run - the choice is yours.


Kootenay Freewheelers - Kimberley

Nature Park
Kimberley, British Columbia
V1A 2Y9

Weekly on Wednesday from Wednesday June 4, 2014 to Wednesday October 29, 2014

Visitors are welcome to join local mountain bikers for their weekly ride through the Nature Park and the Lois Creek Trails. Rides are for any level of ability and fitness. Some routes may include technical sections. Meet at Platzl at 6:30 pm every Wednesday. Ride duration:approx. 2 hrs followed by a drink in one of the local pubs.


Kimberley Nature Park Guided Tours - Kimberley

Kimberley Nature Park
Kimberley, British Columbia
V1A 2Y9

Every 2 weeks on Saturday, Sunday from May 11, 2014 to September 21, 2014

This summer, beginning May 11, guided hikes & walks will be led in the Kimberley Nature Park - one of Canada's largest municipal parks. Everyone is welcome but remember that most of the hikes involve some hill climbing. Please dress for the weather & bring a snack & drink. Be sure to check the Kimberley Nature Park's website for last minute changes or revisions to scheduled events.

May 11, Mothers Day Walk; June 7, Photography Hike; June 15, Fathers Day Hike; June 28, Geology in the Nature Park; July 5, Creeks and Ponds, Natural History Event; July 12, Singalong & Amble in the Park; July 20, Terrific Nature Park Traverse; August 17, Hike for Young Families; September 6, Biking in the Nature Park; September 21, Myrtle the Magnificent.


Heart of the Rockies Triathlon - Invermere

Lake Windermere Area
Invermere, British Columbia
V0B 2L0

Sunday, July 13, 2014

The Heart of the Rockies Triathlon is an Olympic Distance Triathlon. The swim takes place in Lake Windermere, followed by an out & back cycle route & a single lap out & back run. It's a spectacular venue in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, with stunning views of Lake Windermere & the mountains. The Heart of the Rockies Triathlon is thrilled to have several family groups participate in both the individual & team events. Come & participate or spectate.


TrailStoke - 5 Peaks Trail Running Weekend - Revelstoke

2950 Camozzi Rd
Revelstoke, British Columbia
V0E 2S0

Daily from July 18, 2014 to July 20, 2014

One of the Steepest Ultras in the World! An entire weekend of trail runners, expos, great food, amazing views... oh and a really great race! TrailStoke is an off-distance, 60 km course with approximately 3,000 m (10,000 feet) of elevation gain. You will run from the ski hill base, to the top of the mountain, spend about 30 km running on the most scenic ridges you've ever seen, and then descend back to the base. If you're not sure you can run the entire 60 km on your own, we've also got a 3 person relay option.


Parks Day in Mount Revelstoke National Park - Revelstoke

Nels Nelsen Historic Area
Revelstoke, British Columbia
V0E 2S0

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Superintendent's Hike and BBQ - Take a guided hike up the mountain with the park superintendent for the grand opening of the interpretive experience at Monashee Picnic Area. When you come back down from the trail, enjoy an early evening meal at the Nels Nelsen Chalet.


Disc Break: Ultimate Frisbee Tournament - Nelson

Lakeside Park
Nelson, British Columbia
V1L 4A2

Daily from July 26, 2014 to July 27, 2014

Nelson Ultimate Frisbee Association will be hosting its popular waterfront tournament on the last weekend of July in gorgeous Nelson, BC. We are hoping to accommodate 12 teams this year. Bids will be first come first serve, but with some preference placed on Interior and returning teams. Our intended level is A- to C+ with a focus on spirit, good times and new Ultimate communities. Fields are again at beautiful Lakeside Park on the shores of Kootenay Lake for easy bye and end of day swims.

We welcome you to the ultimate experience in the Nelson Kootenay area!


SingleTrack 6 TransRockies Bike Race - Revelstoke

301 Victoria Rd W
Revelstoke, British Columbia
V0E 2S0

Daily from July 26, 2014 to July 31, 2014

Born from the desire to showcase premiere Western Canadian mountain bike communities, Singletrack 6 features a rider-built and maintained route that changes annually. Riders will be treated to the very best trails in Alberta and British Columbia, including first year stops in Kananaskis, Nipika, Radium, Golden (x2) and Revelstoke. Stages will be a combination of traditional cross-country stages, as well as enduro and time-trial stages to best suit each location.

Final Stage in Revelstoke on July 31.


TransRockies Challenge - Revelstoke

Nipika Golden Revelstoke
Revelstoke, British Columbia
V0E 2S0

Daily from July 26, 2014 to August 31, 2014

The TransRockies Challenge, North America's original mountain bike stage race offers riders epic adventures with the most singletrack, spectacular mountain vistas & best rider support.

More than 500 competitors from more than 25 countries will pedal over 500 km of wilderness trails, from Alberta to Nipika Mountain Resort then to Golden and finishing in Revelstoke, BC.

Seven days, 17,416 vertical & one word: unforgettable. Experience one of the world's most challenging but rewarding mountain bike races.

Men & women testing their limits on the most rugged & beautiful singletrack the Rockies have to offer.

Some call it crazy... they call it an adventure of a lifetime. See website for detailed schedule.

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