Castlegar to Vancouver

On and off the Kettle Valley Railway

Trans-Canada Trail
Aug 2006
800 km
2 weeks

After Cuba, this was an attempt at a more self-sufficient trip, the first (recent) time we carried full camping and cooking gear. We cycled from our house to Vancouver airport, removed our pedals, and checked our bikes un-boxed on a flight to Castlegar. From Castlegar we cycled almost back to Vancouver, summoning our son to collect us in Fort Langley because Chris had a calf muscle problem. We covered over a third of our distance on the old rail bed of the Kettle Valley Railway, and the remainder on paved and dirt roads.

See our Flickr set



Cycling the Kettle Valley Railway, Dan & Sandra Langford
Trans Canada Trail: the British Columbia Route, Mussio Ventures & Trails BC


Backroad Mapbooks, Mussio Ventures
British Columbia Road Map & Parks Guide

Web sites

Kettle Valley Railway Trail updates and maps

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