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Local Mountain Season Openings 2008

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Cypress, Grouse, and Seymour are the beloved local mountains of our region that provide us with a natural playground, hiking trails, drinking water, and in the winter time a source of much joy and fun as we play and carve through their snowy wonderlands. Opening dates for the locals had been moved back due to […]

Gearing up for the Season

Comments 11 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This morning I woke up to Tweets from several people who were excited to see snow dusted across the tops of the local mountains. Photo credit: Keira on Flickr I’m gearing up for another season at Mt. Seymour as well as a trip to Keira’s beloved Mt. Washington to celebrate the start of the season. […]

Mount Seymour Local Skiing at its Best

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

One conference for women in business, another that bridged all realms of traditional and digital media, and a concert at the Commodore. You could say it’s been a pretty full weekend so far over here but it didn’t end with that. I headed up Mount Seymour this afternoon and despite forgetting to wear my goggles […]

Snow Day in Vancouver

Comments 11 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s the second of December, there’s Christmas trees up everywhere you look (staring politically correctness in the face) and Metro Vancouver is covered in snow. When we were in Iowa last week we swore up and down, “no, it doesn’t snow like this at home.” We were wrong apparently. Our snow was not only shaken […]

Five Golden Toques

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After blogging about how we don’t have “real” seasons in Vancouver anymore (just hot hot for 2 months in the summer then 10 months of grey wetness [mbv]) Mother Nature made me put my foot in my mouth as the Lower Mainland with dusted with several inches of snow this weekend [mg] [mbv]. It’s still […]