Archive of posts tagged "hiking"

3 More Stanley Park Trails to Explore


Monday, April 18th, 2016 — 6:25am PDT
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There are over 25km of trails inside Stanley Park, not including the Sea Wall, which is just one of the reasons our Crown Jewel has been called one of the Best Parks in the World. John and I try to walk these trails every weekend, and it’s rare that we pass many other people on […]

Heli-Hiking in Revelstoke with Selkirk Tangiers


Thursday, September 24th, 2015 — 12:28pm PDT
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It was like a scene from an action movie or survivalist reality show. The clouds had rolled in and the first hesitant raindrops began to fall. I had to put away my camera and my phone, which I had used to document our 6km hike along unnamed ridges, peaks, and grassy alpine slopes, at 7,000ft […]

Hiking in Mount Baker Snoqualmie National Forest


Wednesday, September 9th, 2015 — 2:14pm PDT
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It’s one thing to spend your life looking over at an active glaciated andesitic stratovolcano and it’s another to actually hike at its base. Mount Baker, visible from Vancouver on any sunny day, is located in Washington State and is a part of the Cascade Volcanic Arc in the North Cascades. It’s easy to get […]

Win a Prize Pack for Hike Fest at the Sea to Sky Gondola


Friday, September 4th, 2015 — 2:44pm PDT
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It’s fitting that the Sea to Sky Gondola in Squamish, the Outdoor Recreation Capital of Canada, is hosting its 2nd annual Hike Fest event, celebrating its accessible trails and the very best of the great outdoors. Photo credit: Ann Hung on Flickr On Sunday, September 13, 2015, Hike Fest will feature guided hikes, kids tours […]

Metro Vancouver Trails: St Mark’s Summit


Wednesday, August 26th, 2015 — 11:05am PDT
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If your Instagram feed was filled with contented hikers posing for glorious photos at the peak of a trail with beautiful views of islands and waterways below, chances are they attacked either Quarry Rock in North Vancouver or St Mark’s Summit in West Vancouver. The latter is a more intermediate hike and is a part […]

7 Local Waterfall Hikes Around Vancouver


Friday, August 21st, 2015 — 2:14pm PDT
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Vancouverites love a good hike, whether it’s the Grouse Grind after work, Quarry Rock with friends on a sunny Friday afternoon, or a weekend trek up St Mark’s Summit. The views are often reward enough but there are some awe-inspiring waterfalls tucked away in the forests of our local hills that will also satisfy any […]