Marathon-2012

2nd Mt Robson Marathon kicks off on Saturday

September 5, 2012 The Goat
The day will also include events for family and friends who are supporting runners. From 11am to 2pm there will be activities around the Mount Robson Visitor Centre like a “Learn how to Paint Mount Robson” session with local artists on the viewing platform at the rear of the Mount Robson Visitor Centre. The “Valemount Oldtimers” musical group will be performing in the start/finish area. For the kids, there will be face-painting. […]
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Valemount’s Biggest Catch

September 5, 2012 The Goat
The Valemount Marina Association’s annual fishing derby kicked up waves last weekend at Kinbasket Lake with a dozen boats vying for the biggest catch. As usual there were great prizes for biggest fish caught on […]
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Up the Holmes: Blueberry Trail

August 29, 2012 The Goat
Submitted to the Goat by Barb Janzen The Blueberry trail head starts just past 42km on the Holmes Forest Service Road, about 10 km east of McBride. There is a small gravel pit for parking […]
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Marsh boardwalk approved

August 15, 2012 The Goat
The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations has approved plans to construct a boardwalk that will complete the walking loop at the Starratt Wildlife Sanctuary south of Valemount. The proposed works include the […]
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Hiking in the Robson Valley- Marsh Trail

August 8, 2012 The Goat
The marsh is located on a 600-acre wildlife sanctuary and wetland located adjacent the Best Western Hotel just south of the Valemount village limits. More than 150 species of birds as well as beaver, otter, moose and deer call this place home. Bears have also been spotted foraging in the area. […]
Mud Bog Races 2012, at the Canoe Mountain Campgrounds

Valemount Mud Bog Races

August 8, 2012 The Goat
Valemount hosted its 3rd annual mud bog event at the rodeo grounds last weekend. This event was sponsored by the Northwest Mud Racing Association. Many local thrill-seekers took part in the races which included ATVs, […]
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