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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, […]
Curtis Pawliuk, VARDA GM, on Mt. Diefenbaker near Valemount

Sled-asssisted ski area first of its kind

October 19, 2011 The Goat
The Valemount Area Recreation Development Association is set to finish clearing the first ski-run on the side of Mount Diefenbaker for its groundbreaking sled-assisted ski hill. Once completed next year, the Crystal Ridge ski hill […]

Via train: Jasper-Robson Valley

August 18, 2010 The Goat
The Continental Divide may split the Robson Valley and Jasper along the B.C.-Alberta border, but many tourists are finding that crossing the provincial line is a fabulous way to tour. Ina Mentzel from Germany is […]
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