Archive of posts tagged "Mount Seymour"

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. […]

Vancouver History: The Name Game

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s been a while since I did a Vancouver History segment so I have decided to look at some familiar streets and neighbourhoods around town and share how their got their name, with help (as always) from my favourite VancouverHistory website. Shaughenessy Thomas George Shaughnessy, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, was the President of the CPR until […]

Vancouver's North Shore Mountains

Comments 12 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Okay technically, they are not in Vancouver but after posting some photos from Mount Seymour recently I was asked about the North Shore Mountains. The Lions fit in the middle somewhere, but those not from around here (or maybe even some locals) might not know just exactly where they are and what they’re called. Here’s […]

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 […]