1/2 Day Hikes

From $79

Explore the Columbia Valley

Limited amount of time? New to hiking and want to try it out? Please contact us below so we can book the right trip for you!

Summits & Sunsets
Cheese Fondue on the top of a mountain, why not!
Summits & Sunsets Cheese Fondue on the top of a mountain, why not!

Our half-day trips offer guests the chance to explore some of the highlights of the Columbia Valley (aka The Rocky Mountain Trench). If you are pressed for time or are new to hiking and want to see what all the hype is about, these 4 hour trips are great. You can explore the Columbia Valley Wetlands, take in panoramic views of the the area from our Lookout Trip high above valley or watch the sun go down on our Summits & Sunsets trip while feasting on a traditional Swiss Fondue. Give us a call or contact us here to book now!

Trip Details

Cost From $79/person
Difficulty Easy to Moderate
Elevation 100m-300m
Distance 3-6km
Location Near Invermere, BC
Departs Between May 01 & September 26

What to bring

*Hiking boots or sturdy shoes. Please no flip flops, sandals or open toed foot wear
*Small backpack
*Water (Minimum 1 Litre)
*Extra warm layers
*Camera, don’t forget this
*Hat
*Sunglasses

What we provide

*Transportation to and from the destination
*Professional Guide
*Small snack (Homemade Kootenay Coffee Works granola bar)

Booking notes

Minimum of 4 guests required to book this trip. Groups under 4 guests are subject to additional charges. This trip departs from the Kootenay Coffee Works in Invermere. If this trip is cancelled due to weather and or unsafe conditions by Playwest Mountain Experiences a full refund will be available.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why hire a Guide?

Hiking with a guide can be a great way to see the trails and mountain surroundings. First and foremost, safety is the top priority at Playwest Mountain Experience. From managing wildlife encounters to emergency situations, we have you covered. Hiring a guide also provides you with the wealth of knowledge and information of the surrounding area, wildlife, the abundant wildflowers and the regional history. Often times in the Columbia Valley, many of our trails are located deep in the mountains on various forest service roads; half the battle is just finding the trailhead! Our certified guides know where to go, taking the guess work out for you.

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