Archive of posts tagged "hiking"

Hike Fest at the Sea to Sky Gondola

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Celebrate all things hiking with free guided hikes, backcountry education and fun, educational family activities on Sunday, September 18th during Hike Fest at the Sea to Sky Gondola. Hike Fest: Registered Activities Registered activities include a Sea to Summit Trail Hike, the Via Ferrata Experience, Al’s Habrich Trail (full version to pond), Half Version of […]

Hike Dog Mountain From Mount Seymour

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Hiking is a part of life in Metro Vancouver, whether it’s a stroll through Stanley Park or a climb up to a spectacular mountain lookout. The Dog Mountain trail from Mount Seymour is rated as an easy hike, a drive up to the parking lot helping with most of the elevation gain, with rewarding views. […]

Feastival Nanaimo Feed Your Body and Spirit

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Nanaimo’s annual festival of food, Feastival returns for the second year, June 17-18, 2016. It features a tradeshow event, family cooking classes, celebrity chefs, and Sips at Feastival, featuring local craft breweries, small-batch island wineries, local artisanal spirit producers. I recently wrote a story for FestivalSeekers about another major component of the festival: the third […]

3 More Stanley Park Trails to Explore

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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

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Disclosure: Review — This is not a paid post. Views are my own. My tour was part of a media visit with Kootenay Rockies Tourism. Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

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 […]