The 450 kilometres scenic journey that takes you to some of the most remote,uncrowded
and truly spectacular regions in Northeastern Washington,Northern Idaho, and Southeastern
British Columbia Featuring wild, scenic splendour and small yet vibrant friendly
towns, the International Selkirk Loop
offers an experience to be cherished for years to come.
The memories of the superb, snowy wilderness in winter, and of the multicoloured
wildflowers and laughing waterfalls in the summer, will make you raise your glass
as you relax in the comfortable environment of the Hotel Ymir at the end of the great
Explore the beautiful West Kootenays with a leisurely drive around Kootenay Lake
and Kokanee Glacier Provincial Park. Drive along the scenic mountain roads and discover
the friendly communities from Nelson through New Denver to Kaslo. Then continue
along the shores of Kootenay Lake to Balfour and enjoy the magnificent views from
the world's longest free ferry ride. Once you arrive in Kootenay Bay, meander beside
the lake to Creston, and over the Kootenay Pass(at 1535 m, it is the highest pass
in Canada) through Salmo, and back to beautiful Ymir.