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1 edition of Grown in the West Kootenays. -- found in the catalog.

Grown in the West Kootenays. --

Grown in the West Kootenays. --

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Published by Root Cellar Pres in [Argenta, B.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Canadian poetry (English)

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesCo-Tinneh series ; no. 1
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[75] p. :
    Number of Pages75
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26553456M

    The Kootenays region incorporates the Crowsnest Highway, which winds its way through the Monashee Mountains and Selkirk Mountains between Grand Forks and Creston, Slocan Valley and Upper Arrow Lake (from Salmo to Galena Bay), and the North Kootenay Lake and Selkirk Valleys (from Kaslo on the west side of Kootenay Lake north to Galena Bay).   The tour descriptions and maps found at the website appear identical to those found in the book. No need to buy the book if what you want are directions for some lift-accessed slack country. Scott’s Alpine Ski Tours in the Columbia Mountains is pages long, as compared to 30 pages for the West Kootenay guide. Kootenay region has a moderate climate, allowing for a wide range of crops. Higher mountain areas provide grazing for a large beef cattle sector, while the Creston Valley produces abundant crops. Crops, Livestock & Food Processing. Products include apples, cherries and other tree fruits, tomatoes, vegetables, forage, forage seeds, cereals and. With scenery this beautiful, it’s no wonder that so many artists and artisans choose to live near Kootenay Lake’s East Shore. The six communities that make up this area – Riondel, Kootenay Bay, Crawford Bay, Gray Creek, Boswell, and Kuskanook – are home to creative folks of all kinds: blacksmiths, potters, painters, weavers, jewelers, and many more.


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The East Kootenays is a region in south-eastern British Columbia, generally taken to include the valley of the Columbia and Kootenay Rivers south of Golden to the USA border Canada. The valley is bordered to the east by the Rocky Mountains and to the west by the Purcell Mountains.

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