MS West Kootenay Glacier ChallengeAugust 18, 2018 12:00 am - August 19, 2018 11:59 pmLocation: multiple locations
The West Kootenay Glacier Challenge is an extraordinary two day MS Bike tour that loops around the Kokanee Glacier in the Selkirk Mountains, from New Denver to Slocan, to Kaslo, and back to New Denver with an overnight in Nelson. Join us for a fabulous weekend with friendly people, incredible volunteers, and great food.
Retallack, is probably the most accessible of the area ghost towns. Remnants of its former mine buildings and homes along Highway 31A take you back to the mining heydays of this area. Originally known as Bell’s Camp, it was a shipping centre for the area’s mines. Before the turn of the century it had a population of about 300 with three hotels, several stores, a post office, a barber shop and a school.