Posts Tagged ‘ Kootenay Lake ’

These Photos Will Make You Want to Travel BC

“There was nowhere to go but everywhere, so just keep on rolling under the stars.” – Jack Kerouac, On the Road Whenever summer hits, and we here at TranBC are tethered to our office computers, we find it uplifting to think about all the journeys people are enjoying, all the epic explorations taking place via the time-honoured BC road trip. We thought it would be inspiring for our readers and social media community if we collected and shared some of...

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BC Road Trip Time Machine: BC Highway 3A, Nelson to Balfour

The Kootenays. No tour of BC would be complete without a visit to this special corner of the province, especially a Road Trip Time Machine tour. So, get in, strap on your seat belt and take a trip back in time as we drive Highway 3A from Nelson to Balfour circa 1966. Spoiler alert: You won’t see the elusive Sasquatch but you will travel over the Nelson Bridge, better known as the Big Orange Bridge (or BOB to those...

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The Web Cams You Won’t See on DriveBC

While we have about 430 web cams offering more than 800 views that motorists use for safe travel in BC, we have other web cams with a special job, that you won’t see. One that you won’t spot on DriveBC  is near Highway 31 north of Kaslo, because its focus isn’t road conditions — it’s Lardeau Bluffs, which loom high above the road along Kootenay Lake. Avalanche technicians with the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure use the web cam...

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