View Full Version : Best Book(s) for Kootenay BC Road Trip?

01-05-2007, 09:09 PM
Hi there I'm new to the site.

I'm planning a summer 2 week road camping trip to the Kootenays to explore ghost/gold towns and hot springs. I want books that give directions and historical info/pics of what the towns use to be like so I can plan out an effective route.

I've done some web research for books and have located the following suggestions:

1) British Columbia ghost town atlas (Paperback)
by Garnet Basque (http://www.amazon.com/s/104-1592602-4634360?ie=UTF8&index=books&rank=-relevance%2C%2Bavailability%2C-daterank&field-author-exact=Basque%2C%20Garnet)

2) Ghost Towns and Drowned Towns of the West Kootenay
Author: Elsie Turnbull

3) Gold Creeks and Ghost Towns: East Kootenay, Boundary, West Kootenay, Okanagan & Similkameen Author: N.L. Barle

Please let me know if those will meet my need and/or if there is any other book that I should be considering.

Thank you!