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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 […]

North Shore Snowshoe Options

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There’s something for everyone on the North Shore mountains as they continue to get dusted with powder this season. As an alternative to skiing or boarding, snowshoeing is gaining in popularity and is often paired with other wintery activities. Mount Seymour, Grouse Mountain, and Cypress each have snowshoe packages: Mount Seymour Snowshoe Mount Seymour offers […]

Grouse Mountain Snowshoe Fondue

Comments 251 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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 […]

Mount Washington Snowshoe & Fondue Dinner Tour

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The following photo essay was experienced and contributed by John Biehler exclusively for Miss604.com Recently, I had the chance to once again fill in for Rebecca who couldn’t be in two places at once and once again I think I got the better part of the deal as she was getting her shots and dealing […]

The Ancient Forest

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt
Disclosure: Sample — I was there with a group thanks to Northern BC Tourism. It's free to trek through the forest but our tour from TOLAC was on the house. I would actually recommend having a guide in the winter due the elements -- they have wilderness training, first aid, they know the route, and they know how to get you out of waist-deep snow pits. Please review the Policy & Disclosure section for further information.

About an hour outside of Prince George along Highway 16 lies a practically unmarked treasure, the Ancient Forest. What makes this plot of land so unique, aside from being a grouping of 800-2,000 year old cedars, is that it’s a rainforest… but it’s inland. Being 800km in from the coast of British Columbia this pocket […]