Cycling the Kettle Valley Railway

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Rocky Mountain Books Ltd, Feb 1, 2011 - Sports & Recreation - 280 pages
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With over 15,000 copies sold, Cycling the Kettle Valley has proven to be a remarkable resource for anyone interested in the stunning abandoned railbed located in the southern interior of British Columbia. One of the premier rail trails in North America, it contains spectacular sections through impressive canyons requiring tunnels and trestles to carry the railbed through rock ridges and across mountain streams. Growing public interest in conservation of the railbed and its structures, along with government support, has resulted in many improvements in both access and safety.

The Kettle Valley Railway and its many connectors offer the cyclist everything from easy day-riding to multi-day adventures through the magnificent scenery of southern British Columbia between Midway and Hope.

This world-renowned guidebook includes detailed maps, safety tips, historic information, a listing of accommodations and a kilometre by kilometre guide to each of the Kettle Valley Railway subdivisions.


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About the author (2011)

For the past dozen years Dan and Sandra Langford have enjoyed their ongoing involvement with the development and expansion of numerous rail trails including the KVR and in the Kootenay. With the collaboration of local groups and individuals they have explored and researched every section of the route in the uncompromising quest for detail and accuracy.

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