Castlegar has a lot of good places to hike, such as Whistler Mountain. Many locals as well as tourists enjoy hiking the mountains near Castlegar, especially in the colder months for more of a challenge and some beautiful scenery. Hiking in the area is often enjoyed most when the weather begins warming up and the chance for rain is low. Considering this, it would be recommended to fly to Castlegar during May, June, and July to take advantage of the warmer weather and go for a hike. During the warmer months, hikers around the Castlegar area find that parks like Yoho National Park are the best for taking long walks with their families and/or pets. Those looking for this type of experience are likely best suited to fly to Castlegar in May, June, or July.
Most people head to the ski mountains during January or December, when the chance of fresh snow and ideal temperatures are most likely. Ski mountains such as Whistler Mountain are very popular in Castlegar. If you are planning a ski trip to multiple mountains, Whistler Blackcomb is a recommended attraction in the Castlegar area.