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Travel
Resource

In the SpIrIt

Get
HiGHer
BaBy
Two BC aTTraCTions
are Bound To TesT
The resolve of
aCrophoBiCs—BuT
The views from The
Top of BoTh are well
worTh The nail-BiTing
fifteen minutes from downtown
vancouver, Grouse Mountain offers
spectacular views of the vicinity.
visitors to the four-season resort
can reach the mountain’s alpine
station, 3,700 feet above sea level,
via the skyride (the largest aerial
tram system in north america).
here, they’ll find picture-perfect
views of the city and surrounding
mountains.

Okanagan Spirits

drinks, Up
Tour local distilleries
throughout British
Columbia

head to Hell’s Gate, a sudden
narrowing in the fraser river,
where 200 million gallons of water
rush through a passage that’s
only 115-feet wide. This natural attraction in fraser Canyon can be
seen from above in the hell’s gate
airtram, one of the few descending
gondolas in north america. more
timid groups can still enjoy the
scenery from a suspension bridge
that crosses the river.

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raft distilling is a micro-trend sweeping through north america, and British
Columbia is no exception. Local distilleries utilize regional
grains and botanicals to create their carefully crafted, smallbatch spirits, and are happy to discuss with visitors the art of
distilling (and share a sample of their goods if you’re lucky).
urban Distilleries in Kelowna produces vodka, gin, whisky, and rum under
the Spirit Bear and urban labels. Owner mike urban, an engineer by trade,
began formulating his distillery plans in 2007. Small groups can drop by
the retail store to taste his premium spirits, and with advanced notice, to go
behind the scenes at the distillery to learn his technique.
With operations in Kelowna and Vernon, Okanagan Spirits makes more
than 20 different spirit varieties, including liqueurs, eau de vie, absinthe,
vodka, gin, and rye whisky. Groups can learn the art of creating these allnatural spirits at either distillery, then find their favorite style by sampling a
selection at the tasting bar.

find ouT more

n Urban Distilleries | urbandistilleries.ca, (778) 478-0939
n Okanagan Spirits | okanaganspirits.com, (778) 484-5174
n Fairmont Empress Hotel | fairmont.com, (866) 540-4429
n Craigdarroch Castle | thecastle.ca, (250) 592-5323
n Victoria Carriage Tours | bctravel.com/victoriacarriagetours, (877) 663-2207
n Westin Bear Mountain Resort | bearmountain.ca, (250) 391-3920
n Grouse Mountain | grousemountain.com, (604) 984-0661
n Hells Gate AirTram | hellsgateairtram.com, (604) 867-9277

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http://www.urbandistilleries.ca http://www.okanaganspirits.com http://www.fairmont.com http://www.thecastle.ca http://www.bctravel.com/victoriacarriagetours http://www.bearmountain.ca http://www.grousemountain.com http://www.hellsgateairtram.com

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Table of Contents
Conventional Wisdom
ABA Show Delivers
Decade in the Books
Structural Deficiencies
Shore Thing
On High Alert
BISC Summer Meeting
Less Than Fair
There When You Need Us
Let the Games Begin
That’s the Ticket
Newport Abbeys
City Guide
Connecticut
New Hampshire
Maine
Massachusetts
Rhode Island
Vermont
Arizona
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