Tag Archives: ymir

Riverside Crag Rock Guide Updates

by Vince Hempsall, June 10, 2015

Riverside Crag Topo Ymir BC

This east-facing crag boasts a great view of the Salmo River in a tranquil setting away from traffic. It is located in the woods across the highway from the Hall Siding climbing area. (See page 76 of the West Kootenay Rock Guide.) To access it, though, you must take an earlier turn-off. About 800 metres […]

Hall Siding Rock Guide Updates

by Vince Hempsall, November 29, 2014

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For further descriptions about the climbs at Hall Siding between Nelson and Salmo, British Columbia, refer to page 76 of the West Kootenay Rock Guide. Access: Hall Siding is located 20km south of Nelson towards Salmo. (Note: The WKRG erroneously stated the crag’s position in relation to Hall Siding Road – it is, in fact, 1.5km south […]

Ymir Swimming Hole Rock Guide Updates

by Vince Hempsall, November 8, 2014

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To reach Ymir Swimming Hole’s Southern Bluffs, continue past the Lower Bluffs on the path towards the swimming hole for about 30m. On the right take the faint trail (it’s opposite the path to the river.) There are a few small faces tucked in this area: Ymir Swimming Hole: This is the fifth in a […]

2014 West Kootenay Rock Guide Updates

by Vince Hempsall, September 30, 2014

WKRG updates cover

Wonow Media has announced the 2014 West Kootenay Rock Guide Updates are now available to download for free. The updates include over 200 new sport, trad and alpine rock climbing routes from all over the West Kootenay region of South-Central British Columbia including Castlegar, Nelson, Slocan Valley, Arrow Lakes region and Ymir as well as beta […]