Rossland: Runs and hikes for everyone, including Broken Goats

Rossland’s Broken Goat Race, an ultra-grueling 50-kilometre run over the Seven Summits trail. (Black Press Media file photo)Rossland’s Broken Goat Race, an ultra-grueling 50-kilometre run over the Seven Summits trail. (Black Press Media file photo)
Hikers take a break on the KC Ridge Trail to enjoy the view overlooking Rossland. (Nicolas Hesson/Black Press Media file photo)Hikers take a break on the KC Ridge Trail to enjoy the view overlooking Rossland. (Nicolas Hesson/Black Press Media file photo)
Winter fun on a Rossland trail. (Daina Morrison/Black Press Media file photo)Winter fun on a Rossland trail. (Daina Morrison/Black Press Media file photo)
Hiking in Rossland. (Black Press Media file photo)Hiking in Rossland. (Black Press Media file photo)
Seven Summits student Cooper Baley (left) with his family hiking in his home town of Rossland. With Free Fridays they won’t have to limit family time to the weekends. Submitted photoSeven Summits student Cooper Baley (left) with his family hiking in his home town of Rossland. With Free Fridays they won’t have to limit family time to the weekends. Submitted photo

Rossland is renowned amongst hikers and runners for its more than 200-kilometres of professionally maintained and labelled single-track trails.

The trail system offers something for hikers and runners of all abilities, ranging from short loops to the famous 30-kilometre Seven Summits Trail.

Running events include the Broken Goat event (a 12km, 25km and 50km race) and Golden City Grind, a fun run that occurs every September and features, 1k, 2k, 5k and 10k courses.

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