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Dam Mountain Hike in North Vancouver

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Dam Mountain Hike in North Vancouver

Dam Mountain is moderate hike, easily accessible from the Grouse Mountain lodge. The winter version of this trail is known as the Grouse Snowshoe Grind. This hike is fairly short if you are starting from the top of the Grouse Mountain Skyride, and as such is a nice extension to other hikes in the area such as Goat Mountain, Crown Mountain, Thunderbird Ridge and Little Goat Mountain.

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Tales from the Outdoors – An Epic Hike from Jasper to Mexico

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Tales from the Outdoors – An Epic Hike from Jasper to Mexico

On April 25, 2014 two friends set off from their front doorstep in Jasper, Alberta, with the intention of skiing, snowshoeing, walking, hiking, climbing and crawling their way to Mexico via the Great Divide and Continental Divide Trails

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2015 The North Face Sample Sale

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2015 The North Face Sample Sale

The Spring 2015 Vancouver The North Face Sample Sale will be held in March at the Armenian Church Community Center in Richmond. There are samples of footwear, sleeping bags, tents, jackets, pants, casual clothing, fleece, rain wear, ski and snowboard apparel and more! All times are marked 50% off the marked price.

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Hiking Opal Cone in Garibaldi Provincial Park

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Hiking Opal Cone in Garibaldi Provincial Park

Like many of the hikes in Garibaldi Provincial Park, the hike to Opal Cone is one that seems to provide endless breathtaking views. At 35 km, the hike is a very long day-hike, however, the trail is not overly challenging or technical. Many of the kilometers covered are on rolling, wide trail. Best of all, this hike can easily be accomplished from the beautiful Elfin Lakes campground.

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Introducing BC Hike Chat (#bchikechat)

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Introducing BC Hike Chat (#bchikechat)

Moderated by @outdoorvan and @vancouvertrails, BC Hike Chat (#bchikechat) is a Q&A Twitter chat about hiking in British Columbia held on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of every month at 9 pm PST (STARTING FEBRUARY 15th, 2015!). For the first chat we will be giving away two Vancouver Trails branded water bottles. BC Hike Chat is a community for hikers and outdoor […]

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The 2015 VIMFF Promo Code

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The 2015 VIMFF Promo Code

The 2015 Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival will be taking place in Vancouver and North Vancouver Feb 13 – 21. As always, the program looks amazing. This year the festival is opening with a night dedicated to the North Shore: a special film and presentation by North Shore Search & Rescue followed by the World Premiere of ‘The Hand of Franklin’.

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