ClimbingDo you want to go where some of the best mountaineers, rock climbers and cavers go? Then you must come here to Okanagan. Nearly anytime of the season Okanagan has the best weather in western Canada.

Here are a few of the places you must see to believe:

  • Mount Robson Provincial Park: This has the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies for those looking for an awesome adventure. Nearly any skill level will be challenged. This coveted mountain range is where climbers and cavers come from around the world to visit. The sky is literally limitless with opportunities.
  • Columbian Mountains: Here you can take a 3 to 6 day hiking, walking, caving, ambling adventure. For those tough to reach areas that might be inaccessible by hiking or walking, you can take a helicopter flight. From an alpine lake to mountain rides, to ancient glaciers – you can explore at your own pace. And, of course, zip lining is a must!
  • Thompson Okanagan: This place is an adult’s playground for any adventurer. A myriad of lakes and rivers populate this area. Also, water-skiing, rafting, canoeing, Wakeboarding and house boating along with caving and rock climbing are all possibilities.

Nevertheless, be sure to keep in mind that one of the only things that these mountain areas need you to remember is that safety is key to having a great time. Be certain to glance over a few of these useful safety tips:

  1. Beginners should always do basic climbs at first. Start in a safe and controlled environment where you can seek instruction when needed.
  2. Invest in safety gear and other weather related equipment depending on what conditions you will be adventuring.
  3. Make sure your travel health insurance is up to date, and that you have separate insurance for your chosen activity.

There’s a ton of activities that can fill your days. Visit Okanagan today to experience some awe inspiring mountain ranges.

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