Archive of posts tagged "snow"

Canadian Snowmobile in Whistler

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Having spent more time in Whistler during the spring and summer months, I’m familiar with its many activities outside of carving up the snow-covered slopes. Even when the mountain opens up for its world-famous winter season you can still find plenty to do if you’re not a skiier or snowboarder. From ziplining to snowshoeing, the […]

Archives Photos of the Day: Snow Days

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The North Shore mountains hide, shrouded in a grey cloud of flurries as I look out over an un-touched blanket of snow covering the West End. This morning’s snow in Metro Vancouver is still cascading from the skies as many have taken to staying indoors and bundling up. Growing up in Surrey we used to […]

Vancouver History: Christmas

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With dozens of centimeters of snow on the ground (and still falling) the city is muffled in a powdery silence. Photo credit: John Biehler on Flickr Here’s a quick roundup of Vancouver History notes, with a Christmas theme. December 24, 1951. Sultry Hollywood actress Yvonne De Carlo, dubbed the “most beautiful woman in the world,” […]

Snow Etiquette in Vancouver

Comments 13 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Over a year ago I did a post about umbrella etiquette and I think it’s time to share some information, laws, and common courtesies regarding snowy conditions in our fair city. Last night we witnessed about 3 accidents in the alley behind our house as it is not sanded or plowed. Alleys aren’t really a […]

Vancouver Traffic Cameras Get Home Safe

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’ve featured a few area webcams before however on days like today, when people need to get across the region while the roads are covered in ice, snow, and drivers that certainly are not used to these conditions, it may come in handy to check out the routes before you leave the comfort of your […]