It’s been 69 years since the West Vancouver Parks Board was established. The 100-year old district municipality set up a parks board on September 13th, 1943 according to Chuck Davis’ Vancouver History and in honor of this milestone, my park series this week features all of West Vancouver’s major parks: Ambleside Park Features: Dog off-leash […]
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Grouse Mountain is as much a summer playground as it is a snowy winter destination. The Grouse Grind tests endurance, performances at the peak entertain, ziplines thrill, the resident grizzly bears awake from their cold season slumber, and the views of the South Coast mesmerize. For today’s roundup of photos from the Vancouver Archives, I […]
Decorations are up, the local slopes are ready for ski season, and Santa’s parade route is set. The holidays are here already. Before the long check-out lines, arms full of bags, and jockeying for parking spaces run you down, there is relief in sight. Park Royal is once again hosting Starry Nights. On November 22nd […]
The Grouse Grind officially opened for the season on Saturday as Vancouverites and visitors alike took to the 2.9 kilometer trail that goes right up Grouse Mountain. Known locally as “Mother Nature’s Stairmaster”, this 30 degree ascent is either on the bucket list of many or a part of their weekly routine. Photo credit: planetc1 […]
The BC Bike Race July 2nd – July 9th is a 7-day cycling adventure that will take riders from the North Shore, to Vancouver Island, down the Sunshine Coast and up to Whistler. From ferry crossings to mountain passes, cyclists will go through places like Nanaimo, Cumberland, Powell River, and Squamish on their daily rides. […]