Today is the 100th anniversary of BC Parks, upon creation of the first provincial park, Vancouver Island’s Strathcona Provincial Park. Throughout the rest of the year, BC Parks is hosting events across the province, from family snowshoe outings to bird watching, star-gazing, and learning to cave. Growing up in the Lower Mainland, exploring BC parks […]
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The snow made its way from the mountain tops to the streets of Vancouver this past weekend, reminding us that spring has not yet sprung in the Lower Mainland. While many are getting out and about to enjoy the bounty of winter that’s been dumped upon us while it lasts, it can still be enjoyed […]
One of my favourite experiences last winter was snowshoeing through the Ancient Forest in Prince George and while I have yet to do this activity closer to home, I always hear people rave about the opportunities on the North Shore. Cypress Mountain offers a variety of snowshoeing experiences including the 4-hour Snowshoe Fondue Tour. Lead […]
Last weekend we had a great time getting our boots nice and muddy trekking through the forests of the North Shore, which now leads me to adding another mini-adventure to my Metro Vancouver Park Series, Lynn Canyon Park. Metrics: 250 hectares (618 acres) View Larger Map How to get there: You can take Hwy 1 […]
John and I have pretty much been having a staycation this long weekend. We have friends over on the Island celebrating BC150, we took a day trip to Seattle, and yesterday we spent all of $2.50 in bus fare to experience the most amazing trails Metro Vancouver has to offer. As such, here is another […]