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GOLD Level in Green Tourism

We have recently been awarded the GOLD level by Green Tourism for sustainable tourism.  What does this mean for us and you?  The Green Tourism program helps businesses to meet the growing consumer demand for responsible business, with third party certification. Certified businesses can use the Green Tourism seal in marketing efforts, providing a consistent and credible message for tourists and locals alike.

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Flash Back Fridays

ELDERHOSTEL 1986

After having had guests suggest on three different occasions that our property would be an ideal location to hold Elderhostel programs, I finally agreed to give it a try. Some of the staff almost quit because they didn’t like the idea the idea of working with people over sixty and they didn’t be them to fall on the rough ground on their watch. elderElderhostel programs were an imme- diate success. Seventy people enrolled one week, so we had to have seven groups. We had a rule that a maximum of ten students could participate in an outdoor activity, irrespective of the student’s age. One day I was sitting in Jim’s old office and a group of six Elderhostelers came to the door. I thought “this is it; they are here to tell me that this place is unsuitable for those older than sixty”. To my astonishment, they had come to ask me if they could try rock climbing. One older gentleman wanted to have his picture taken while climbing a rock face. Read more

Banff Mountain Film Festival

The Banff Mountain Film Festival is coming to Campbell River November 25 at the Tide Mark theater.  More information can be found by clicking here.  We will be having a table at this event.  We look forward to seeing you there!