Trails in North Kootenay National Park

Abandoned

Abandoned
August 2009: About a century ago, attempts were made to mine the ochre commercially for pigment for paint. Aboriginal peoples had exploited the area for centuries before that. When the last commercial operation failed, much equipment was abandoned where it still lies.
Topo Map: Mount Goodsir 82 N/1
Trail: Paint Pots
Ref:CRTG p. 317

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