Ymir Tourism

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Ymir /ˈwaɪmər/ is a small town in the Regional District of Central Kootenay of British Columbia, Canada. It is located between Nelson and Salmo on Highway 6. Ymir was originally known as Quartz Creek. The townsite was laid out in 1897 by railway magnate D.C. Corbin. Today Ymir consists of a store and two hotels, plus an assortment of residential properties. It is located near Whitewater Ski Hill. The Salmo River runs through the center of the town. Ymir is about 10 km from the town of Salmo, where the annual music festival Shambhala takes place.

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Home to pretty treasures, Ymir is Canada's best kept secret. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Ymir.

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Facts and Stats for Ymir*

  • Pollution Statistics in Ymir

    Know the pollution level of Ymir before you plan your visit.

    • Noise and Light Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 6.25 (Very Low)
  • Ymir: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Ymir for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Ymir.

    • Burglary and Theft 31.25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 31.25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 25 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 37.5 (Low)
    • Attacks 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 50 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 93.75 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 81.25 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 31.25 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 31.25 (Low)
  • Living in Ymir - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 70.31 (High)
    • Pollution Index 3.88 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 17 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 77.39 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 84.72 (Very High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 68.16 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Ymir

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Ymir

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.27 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8.54 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 34.93 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 77.7 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 47.45 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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