Great skiing, riding and amazing scenery is one thing, but sharing it with unique and memorable people is another. Our staff is made up of a blend of ‘Kootenay Folk’ who live the mountain lifestyle to the fullest. We ski deep, dry snow in the winters; and roam these same areas by bike in the summer.
The rugged landscape is in our blood – alpine peaks, valleys, forests, hot springs, glaciers, raging rivers, lakes, and an endless trove of secret treasures just waiting to be discovered. The Kootenays breed the type of people who define a culture that is both mellow and driven. Driven for adventure, but always taking in each moment.
Our professional guides and staff will welcome you with smiles, stories, and best of all – the experience required to share our skiing and riding with you in the best way possible. At Retallack, safety is always our Number 1 priority. All of our experienced guides are trained in client care , advanced first aid, mountain rescue, the safe operation of vehicles and aircraft, wildlife encounter procedures, and wilderness survival.
Unit F 191 Baker Street , Nelson, BC
Canada V1L 4H1
P.O. Box 147, New Denver, BC
Canada V0G 1S0
Retallack Lodge physical location:
4699 Highway 31A
21 km from New Denver, BC
26 km from Kaslo, BC
Beautifully manicured, clean, quiet, relaxing atmosphere on the shores of Kootenay Lake.
Located 30 km north of Nelson and 3 km west of Balfour Ferry Landing.
Full hook-ups, 30 amp, tenting, free showers, firepits, wifi and wood available for purchase, swimming, beach, fishing, marina, boat launch, pets on leash. Reservations welcome. Close to golf and Ainsworth Hot Springs.
Family owned and operated for 35 years.
The Balfour Recreation Commission is mandated to provide affordable recreation facilities within the Balfour area.
The Balfour Recreation Commission presently provides the following facilities:
Golf Course – http://www.golfbalfour.com
Tennis Courts – by membership or day use
Sportsfield – soccer & softball bookings
Fitness Centre – by membership
Boat Ramp – free
Community Hall – available for rent
Seniors Hall – by membership
If you wish to join a club or use one of these facilites please contact the the Balfour Golf Course Office at 250-229-4114 for further information.
Nelson’s only FULLY STAFFED, FULL SERVICE & largest self-storage facility for 25 years – for the best in customer service and security. Household goods / auto / recreational vehicle storage…Also featuring boxes, moving supplies & high-security document shredding too!
The access hours are the same as the office hours so when there are customers on the property, there is always staff available…for true customer service.
Open 7 days a week
DIRECT highway access
North Shore Builders offers general contracting for both commercial & residential projects. This includes new home construction, interior & exterior renovations, decks & siding, whether standard or timber frame construction. Owner Matt Ander, originally a builder in Germany, has been building in Nelson and area for over 20 years.
There is no substitute for experience, training, and love of the job! Wilf Dopp has been providing excavating service to the construction and landscaping industry in Nelson and area since 1991 and has returned to Nelson after 3 years of instructing and training excavator operators in the lower mainland. Back home and ready to assist you in your projects! Certified and insured.
Professionally trained in 1991, contracting in Nelson and working on many large construction sites in the area such as Victoria Place Government building, Selkirk College Rosemont expansion, LVR Secondary Gym rebuild, Nelson waterfront pathway, construction site services for the construction of the Kaslo and Robson schools, Insite Electronics, ETC and hundreds of new homes and additions to existing homes, including all aspects of landscaping projects associated with new construction.
Incorporated in 2009, Collabo helps small and medium sized companies grow their business online. Specializing in internet marketing (SEO, PPC, Social Media) and website design/development, Collabo provides innovative and cost effective solutions for your business. Start attracting more customers to your website and grow your business online with Collabo.co.
Collabo is the Kootenays’ premier internet marketing and website design agency. With over 100 professional projects completed in a timely, cost effective manner, we have the experience and track record you need to complete your next project. Contact us for your free development and/or internet marketing quote.
We work and hire locally, right here in the Kootenays!
The Waterfront is a unique post-and-beam timber home located on the north shore of the West Arm of Kootenay Lake, 10 minutes from the historic town of Nelson, and 15 minutes from the Balfour landing of Kootenay Lake ferry. We are located on the International Selkirk Loop.
Your room, with en-suite bathroom, opens to a private deck and hot tub overlooking Kootenay Lake. Here you will be steps away from a sandy beach where you can enjoy an early morning or evening swim. Simply relax and soak up the uninterrupted lake views over West Arm Provincial Park.
Weiland Construction Building quality homes for forty years in the Nelson Community is our family tradition. Eco friendly homes – Commercial – New Residential – Concrete – Timber Frame. You dream it… we build it! The possibilities are endless.
New home construction, residential, commercial, concrete, timber frame, general contracting, and interior design.
Sound, Lighting and Audio Visual rentals for ANY event. We also feature an experienced, professional DJ service. Serving Nelson and area for 16 years.
Conservation services include assessment, restoration and rehabilitation of all architectural woodwork. New construction services range from design to turn key timber homes. Building with nature and utilizing materials with a low environmental footprint,including local FSC certified wood, is a specialty of The Traditional Timber Framing Company. Please contact us if you are looking to transform an existing building or if you are interested in a high performance, long lasting and fully recyclable home like the T-House.
From learning how to run a business in Vancouver, I have stuck with the philosophy of being on time, always courteous, do what we say, finish what we start, providing fair and competitive prices. This belief has made my team and I successful in maintaining a strong relationship with every client I’ve done work for in this area. I strive to complete my work with a sense of pride and satisfaction knowing that I made a difference with each and every client. I love meeting new people and helping them out when I can. I look forward to meeting you down the road as well.
I am so excited to be opening my new studio with gallery to the public this year in the beautiful Kootenays just outside of Nelson BC. I have been working hard to complete the building, landscaping, and filling the shelves and garden with beautiful pottery!
Cory at Sweet Mountain Pottery invites you to visit our garden patio and gallery to discover fun and useful clay creations for your home and garden.
Hope to see you there!
Touchstone GIS Services Inc. is backed by 20 years of experience, and provides a variety of services from map creation to data analysis and custom data warehousing.
1. Independently owned and operated.
2. Main focus is GIS – detailed knowledge of Kootenay based data.
3. ESRI based – full ArcInfo capability.
4. Friendly and understandable approach.
We offer guided fishing on world class Kootenay Lake and Columbia River. Trophy Rainbow trout up to 35Lbs and Dolly Varden up to 29Lbs. Heated Boats. Fully licensed and insured. Brand new 2008 Ocean Pro custom boats.
A beautiful, quiet, park like resort on the North Shore of Kootenay Lake. Only minutes to Nelson and close to Kokanee Glacier Park and Ainsworth Hot Springs. Cozy, clean kitchen suites and in summer a gorgeous breakfast included in a very reasonable price. Beach access and kayak rental.
Our ‘Outdoor Resort’ is literally in the middle of existing activities: Kokanee Glacier Park with short trails and multi day hikes is on our doorstep. Kootenay Lake with great sailing, kayaking, fishing and swimming is right in front of us. Next to our place starts a Wilderness Road, leading to the Six Mile Lakes and the Slocan Valley. And Nelson is only 8 km away.
I offer a complete range of personalized accounting services and business advice for owner managed business in the West Kootenays.
For a new business I can help you decide whether the business should be incorporated or start off as a proprietorship. I can help you decide on share structure for your corporation and liaise with your legal team.
I can help the new business owner select appropriate accounting software and guide you through registering your new business with the various tax authorities.
I can offer the business owner an appropriate level of assurance on their financial statements. I provide either Review Engagement Services or Notice to Reader financial statements. For many corporations, the main focus of preparing financial statements is to provide the information necessary to file the corporate tax return making the added expense of a Review Engagement unnecessary.
Corporate tax returns
I will prepare the corporate tax return as an integral part of the corporate year end.
Personal Tax Returns
I have been preparing personal tax returns for three decades. If you have a rental property, unincorporated business income, investment income or a simple tax return, I can help you when it comes time to file your personal tax return.
Even if you have been in business for a number of years, it is a good idea to review your financial procedures. I can help you prepare a procedures manual to assist in training new staff and identify opportunities to streamline your bookkeeping workflow. I can teach you how to you analyze the information you need to manage your business effectively.
KARIBU PARK – is nestled in the picturesque Slocan Valley, in the Selkirk Mountains of the West Kootenays, between Calgary and Vancouver. We are on the pristine Slocan River in the hamlet of Winlaw, centrally located to Valhalla & Kokanee Provincial Parks, and the towns of Nelson, Castlegar and New Denver.
Founded in 1973, The Whole School is an independent, elementary school offering an experienced-based curriculum aiming to foster the social, emotional, spiritual, physical, and intellectual growth of every child and a safe, non-competitive environment. Emphasis is placed on artistic expression, environmental stewardship, experiential learning and social justice.
200 feet of sandy beach and our exquisite facilty offers you a holiday to remember. You will enjoy Inspired Living in our beautiful facility located on one of Nelson’s most amazing beaches.
A Boutique Inn
Comfortable, Cozy, Close
This gorgeous lakefront estate has all the comforts and coziness of home. With lush grass leading to the large private beach, volleyball net, wireless internet, and covered sundeck, this location truly has it all. While relaxing on the beach, guests will enjoy glorious views of both the Orange Bridge and Elephant Mountain. Lakeshore Boutique Inn is the perfect atmosphere for vacations, family reunions, retreats, seminars, or workshops, or whatever suits your personal desires.
Kootenay Lake, Steps Away
We offer an excellent facility for families who want to spend their vacation on a secluded beach together yet have their own private rooms. Our large facility and grounds offer you an atmosphere to play or relax and enjoy each other’s company. Spend your quality time having fun and lounging together creating a memory you will want to experience again and again, for years to come.
Additional Social Media, Instagram:@viewpointartgallery
A beautiful 2 story Gallery with expansive views of Kootenay Lake. Currently featuring 40+ artists and artisans from the Kootenay Region.
The Gallery showcases artwork in a wide array of artistic forms that vary in style (realist to abstract) and in medium (watercolour, acrylic, oil, mixed media). Also featuring: sculptures, pottery, glass, quilts, photography, woodwork, fibre, woodwork, jewelry and more.
ViewPoint also hosts exhibitions and on-site artist demos. This peaceful, welcoming space makes unique art accessible and affordable for everyone. Come see, experience and enjoy!
No Admission fees.
May 10 – July 14, 2019
Womanscape featuring Diane Walters with Lindsay Dew
July 19 – October 13, 2019
Running with the Salmon
ARTISTS ON-SITE DEMOS
Come watch, ask the artist/artisan questions while they paint/create.
June 21, 2019 – 11am – 4 pm, Lori Steel, Creating Glass Beads
June 22, 2019 – 2 pm – 4 pm, Barbara Kingsland, Making a Cedar Basket.
July 6, 2019 –10:30 am – 12 pm, Natasha Smith, Mixed Media Artist, Demonstrating Printmaking
July 7, 2019 – 2 – 4 pm, Chrystyna Bykowa, Acrylic Painting
July 19, 2019 – 11 am – 4 pm, Lori Steel, Creating Glass Beads
July 26, 2019 – 6:30 – 8:30 pm, Terri Austin-Beech, Water Colour Painter
August 10/11, 2019 – 11am – 4 pm, Lori Steel, Creating Glass Beads
August 10/11, 2019 – 1 – 4 pm, Lee Rawn, Acrylic Painter
August 23, 2019 – 6 – 8 pm, Tia Reyden, Oil painting
Bill Reid Consulting offers professional development and facilitation services for organizations of all sizes. The professional development includes team building, decision making and successful communications using the True Colors Program.
The following services are offered by Bill Reid Consulting:
Workshops and Presentations
Facilitation for Beginners
Facilitation of meetings, workshops, and retreats.
Strategic Planning and Goal Setting
Program and Policy Review