Archive of posts tagged "Mount Seymour"

Winter Watershed Snowshoe Tours

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The summertime watershed tours now have a winter counterpart, which involves snowshoeing, education about our local environment, and a cup of hot chocolate. Photo credit: colink. on Flickr Winter Watershed Snowshoe Tours Enjoy a moderately strenuous snowshoe tour as you learn about the important role our snowcapped mountains play in the collection and storage of […]

10 Vintage Ski Photos From Local Vancouver Mountains

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For decades the North Shore mountains have been a playground for locals and visitors, especially during ski season. Grouse Mountain had one of the first double chairlifts in the world when it was constructed in 1949, Mount Seymour has been enjoyed since 1938, and Mount Strachan & Black Mountain make up the popular Cypress Mountain […]

Family Friendly New Year’s Eve Vancouver

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While we have to wait another year before the City of Vancouver hosts its own New Year’s Eve celebration, there are still a few options this year for family friendly fun. Family Friendly New Year’s Eve Vancouver Photo credit: Brandur Coombs on Flickr Robson Square Grab your mittens, jacket and skates and bring the whole […]

Archive Photos of Skiing at Grouse Mountain and Mount Seymour

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For decades the North Shore mountains have been a playground for locals and visitors, especially during ski season. Grouse Mountain had one of the first double chairlifts in the world when it was constructed in 1949, Mount Seymour has been enjoyed since 1938, and Mount Strachan & Black Mountain make up the popular Cypress Mountain […]

Local Mountain and BC Ski Resort Apps

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Back in 2009 I made a Social Media Directory for Ski Season but this year apps are the focus. Helpful Twitter and Facebook accounts aside, ski resorts and local mountains are providing maps and condition information through free mobile applications. Local Mountains Cypress Mountain Cost: Free Platform: iPhone Features: Latest news and events as well […]

Snow Tubing Classic for a Cause

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There are some very creative ways to support a cause and flying down a snowy slope on a rubber doughnut filled with air sounds pretty fantastic. A Little More Good, a local company that supports and promotes the ‘small’ actions that you can take to make a difference, has dreamed up the Snow Tubing Classic. […]