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The Alpine Club of Canada
Canadian Geographical Society
Friends of West Kootenay Parks
Friends of the Rossland Range
Kootenay Climbing Association
The Association of West Kootenay Rock Climbers
Climbers Access Society of BC
Federation of Mountain Clubs of BC
The Association of Bow Valley Rock Climbers

General Information Sites

BC Parks - Official BC Parks website.
Avalanche Canada Mountain Weather Forecast
Mountain Conditions Report: current conditions from Canadian Mountain Guides.
Mountain Safety in Canada's National Parks
Earth Sciences Tools and Applications, Natural Resources Canada

Outdoor Publications

Gripped - Canada's Climbing Magazine
Arc'teryx Lithographica
Canadian Geographical Society

Hiking/Backcountry Trail Sites

West Kootenay Hiking : trail reviews, tips, photos, stats, maps, and more!
Hiking and Climbing in the West Kootenay
Trails in Time
The Canadian Mountain Encylopedia
Kootenay Columbia Trails Society
Friends of Parks and Trails Castlegar
Christina Lake Trails Guide
Grand Forks Community Trails
Trails BC

Winter Information Sites

Avalanche Canada
Applied Snow and Avalanche Research Centre at the University of Calgary
Snow Safety - The Human Factor - Powder Magazine
Backcountry Skiing Tips & Tricks - Backcountry Skiing Canada

Mountain Guides and Backcountry Lodges

Backcountry Lodges of British Columbia Association
Huts of the Alpine Club of Canada
North Valley Huts
Association of Canadian Mountain Guides
Mountain Sense - ACMG certified mountain guide, Shaun King.
Summit Mountain Guides - ACMG certified mountain guide, David Lussier.
Peak Freak Expeditions

All Things Climbing

Kootenay Climbing Association: CUBE Climbing Gym
Selkirk College Bouldering Cave - in Castlegar
Skaha Rock Climbing Beta
British Columbia Climbing - Kootenay Region : Routes : Kootenay