Crown of the Continent

Crown of the Continent

The ‘Crown of the Continent’ is a combination backpacking and canoeing adventure along the continental divide in the BC Rockies. The Rockwall Highline is rated as one of the most spectacular alpine hikes anywhere. The 5 day backpacking trip crosses alpine meadows and under awe inspiring peaks. The hiking trip finishes at the Vermillion River where we launch our SOAR inflatable canoes for a 130 km paddling adventure down the Kootenay River. The river offers stunning scenery and fun rapids.  This is a perfect mountain holiday.   Skill level 2.

"The combination of hiking and paddling in this exceptional area was the best! Thanks for an amazing holiday", Michael, Toronto

Recommended Skill Level And Dates

Skill Level: 2
Dates Trip Fee
July 30, 2018 to August 10, 2018
$3,575.00 CAD
What is Included: 

Guides 4:1 ratio
• 3 nights at Nipika Mountain Resort in a "family-style" log cabin or at the main lodge - mostly double occupancy
• group-prepared meals at Nipika - Day 1 dinner - Day 3 breakfast, Day 11 dinner/Day 12 breakfast
• excellent trail meals: Day 3 lunch to Day 11 lunch
Canoe Equipment
• high-quality, SOAR, 2-person inflatable canoes
• paddles, PFDs, throw bags, paddling helmets
Expedition Equipment
• tents, tarp, cooking equipment
Safety Equipment
• first aid, safety, river rescue, and repair kits
• shuttles between Nipika and the hike on day 3, resupply on day 7, shuttle back to Nipika on day 11
• transportation of guides, group gear, food, etc. to and from the expedition

Trip Location

Trip Rendezvous Point: Nipika Lodge, British Columbia