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Black Mountain and Eagle Bluffs Hike in West Vancouver

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Black Mountain and Eagle Bluffs Hike in West Vancouver

Eagle Bluffs near Black Mountain in Cypress Provincial Park is considered by many the best vantage point on Vancouver’s North Shore. Perched on the rocky bluffs you have jaw-dropping views of Howe Sound, Bowen Island, Eagle Harbour, Vancouver, Point Roberts, Mount Baker, and beyond. The hike to Eagle Bluffs also takes you to the two summits of Black Mountain, and offers a chance to see, or even swim in, the beautiful Cabin Lake

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Gear Review: BlenderBottle GoStak

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Gear Review: BlenderBottle GoStak

The BlenderBottle GoStak is a portable storage/blending unit which is designed to allow for nutritious eating while on the go. The GoStak 4-pack consists of four containers of varying sizes which all stack and screw tightly together, forming an air-tight seal.

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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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