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Fjallraven’s Day Hikes Guide for Beginners

Filed in Events by on July 23, 2014 0 Comments
Fjallraven’s Day Hikes Guide for Beginners

Are you new to hiking in Vancouver? Wondering what the best day hikes are and which gear you need to bring for your outing? If so, Fjallraven – a Swedish outdoor clothing retailer which recently opened its first Canadian store in Vancouver – is hosting a community night titled Day Hikes Guide for Beginners.

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Vancouver’s Fastest Known Times

Filed in Running, Website Updates by on July 6, 2014 0 Comments
Vancouver’s Fastest Known Times

It seems like every month someone is out setting, or attempting to set, a new Fastest Known Time on one of our challenging local routes. Fastest Known Times, or FKTs, are a friendly competition of becoming the fastest person to complete a given route.

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109 Walks In British Columbia’s Lower Mainland Review

109 Walks In British Columbia’s Lower Mainland Review

109 Walks In B.C.’s Lower Mainland guidebook has been out since 1976, and is a staple on the bookshelves of many casual hikers and walkers around Vancouver. The book went through a revision in early 2014, and I got my hands on a review copy of this current 7th edition.

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Hiking the Sea to Summit and Wrinkle Rock Trails

Filed in Hiking and Camping by on June 13, 2014 2 Comments
Hiking the Sea to Summit and Wrinkle Rock Trails

The Sea to Summit trail takes you from the base of the Sea to Sky Gondola to the Summit Lodge, sharing trail with The Chief and Upper Shannon Falls initially. When I did this trail, I started at Shannon Falls, because, a) its where I could find parking and, b) it is the most scenic way to start the hike while only adding a little bit of easy distance to the overall trip.

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The Sea to Sky Gondola

Filed in Hiking and Camping by on June 11, 2014 1 Comment
The Sea to Sky Gondola

Located in Squamish, the Sea to Sky Gondola opens up access to new terrain and hiking trails in the Stawamus Chief Provincial Park. Nestled between the already popular Stawamus Chief and Shannon Falls attractions, the gondola has been hugely popular since its opening in May 2014.

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Sewell’s Marina Sea Safari Eco-Tour around Howe Sound

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Sewell’s Marina Sea Safari Eco-Tour around Howe Sound

Last week I went on an Sea Safari Eco-Tour with Sewell’s Marina out of Horseshoe Bay. The Sea Safari tour is a two-hour boat adventure that takes you all around Howe Sound to view the beautiful coastal scenery and ocean wildlife just off Vancouver’s shores.

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