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Author: Leah Adams-Chute

Leah likes to pedal bikes, wander trails, and chase snow. She spends her weekends exploring BC and all her other free time searching for cheap flights to places she's never been to.

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The semi-arid, desert landscape of Kamloops makes it one of the most unique places in British Columbia for hikers and photographers. 
Many of us have fond memories of learning to ride a bike along the sidewalk or around the local cul-de-sac. When those training wheels finally come off, it’s a moment full of wonder and thrill. Learning to ride a mountain bike down fast and flowy dirt trails is something else entirely—thrill, wonder…and gravity.
Three Getaway Itineraries to Bring Some Excitement to Your Adventure Are those nights of binge-watching Netflix together getting a tad, let’s say, repetitive? Looking for another way to bring some excitement to your adventures? Don’t worry, you’re not alone.  After more than two years of home-bound confinement, it’s okay to look for a little something more to do…with your loved one or friends. Check out these ideas for a getaway on Kamloops’ North Shore.
Sliding around on skinny skis can be a challenging endeavour. But we’re here to let you know that
Top producers and major film companies have been using Kamloops as a backdrop for star-studded films and box-office slams for years. A-list celebrities such as Jennifer Lopez, Harrison Ford, Liam Neeson, Bradley Cooper, Gillian Anderson, Robert Redford, Morgan Freeman, Greg Kinnear, Blake Lively, and Chris Pratt have roamed Kamloops while being cast in Hollywood hits such as The A-Team, The Stand, Power Rangers, Jurassic World: Dominion, The Sisterhood of the Travelling Pants, Monster Trucks, An Unfinished Life, and more. Here are a few more films that have put the Kamloops area on the big screen.
There really is no place quite like it in British Columbia. A mountain bike mecca of sage-covered hills, pine forest, hoodoos, and perfect dirt.
Make a splash in Kamloops by hitting the water. While gliding along it, paddling through it, or sitting beside it, your body will become in tune with the local landscape. For those seeking water’s rejuvenation, Kamloops has over 100 lakes within a one-hour drive to explore. Here are the top lakes (and river) near Kamloops ideal for canoeing, kayaking, and stand-up paddleboarding.
Kamloops is no stranger to playing the scene stealer in classic movies and Hollywood hits like The A-Team, 2012, Power Rangers, and An Unfinished Life. Did you see the film crews around Kamloops this spring like in downtown? The film industry was back at it, shooting TV shows and movies with Kamloops playing the leading role as backdrop. Catch a glimpse of Clint Eastwood’s son, Scott Eastwood, strolling downtown or longtime Fast & Furious star Tyrese Gibson lending a helping hand in the community. Here are some of the movies or shows that have recently wrapped up filming in Kamloops.
If you’re lucky enough to call Kamloops home—or planning a trip for the future—you may not know that this town is one giant mountain bike playground.
A mountain biker's code of conduct includes respecting the terrain and other trail users, exploring safely and responsibly, supporting the local trail associations, and more. Ted Morton - Kamloops mountain biker, trail building advocate, bike instructor, and operator of the Canadian and BC Enduro Series - has helped prepare 10 essential tips to help beginner riders get comfortable in the saddle.

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