Archive of posts tagged "hiking"

Late Summer at Whistler Blackcomb


Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 — 8:44am PDT
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We’ve been navigating the scenic curves of the Sea to Sky Highway more often this summer, and with good reason. Events, adventures, and introducing everything from Howe Sound and the Squamish Spit to Dusty’s BBQ the Tantalus Lookout to visiting family from the Midwest. While you may think of Whistler Blackcomb as a winter playground, […]

Sea to Sky Gondola Summer Solstice


Friday, June 20th, 2014 — 10:44am PDT
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Welcome summer and sunshine at the Sea to Sky Gondola this Saturday! The province’s newest attraction, with epic panoramic views of Howe Sound and surrounding mountains — including the legendary Stawamus Chief — is hosting a Summer Soltice celebration tomorrow. Where Sea to Sky Gondola in Squamish When Saturday, June 21, 2014 from 9:00am to […]

Sea to Sky Gondola


Monday, May 12th, 2014 — 1:14pm PDT
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The official grand opening of the Sea to Sky Gondola will take place May 16th but this spectacular attraction, that makes the wild of the sea to sky corridor accessible, is up and running right now as a preview. I attended a media tour last week where we met with locals and got a tour […]

Vancouver Icons: Stawamus Chief


Friday, October 4th, 2013 — 8:18am PDT
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The Stawamus Chief, commonly referred to as “The Chief” is about 50 minutes north of Vancouver along the Sea to Sky Highway, as you approach Squamish. Currently in the running to be named one of the 7 Natural Wonders of BC, it is the second largest granite monolith on earth and a very popular spot […]

Metro Vancouver Trails: Quarry Rock


Thursday, August 1st, 2013 — 10:32am PDT
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There are a few photo themes you’ll come across pretty much every day when you join the popular mobile photo sharing site Instagram. Images of food, cats, feet (running shoes, heels, barefoot at the beach), airplane wings, and sunsets. In Vancouver, you can probably add Quarry Rock to that list. The main attraction of this […]

Visiting Mount St. Helens


Saturday, June 22nd, 2013 — 10:32am PDT
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It’s one of those moments in the life of a Pacific Northwest resident that everyone remembers — where they were, what they heard, what they thought it was. I was only a few months old when Mount St. Helens erupted on May 18, 1980 but from 500km away, people (like my mother) recall hearing the […]