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How to Support and Follow Outdoor Vancouver

Filed in Website Updates by on April 6, 2014 0 Comments
How to Support and Follow Outdoor Vancouver

Do you frequently visit Outdoor Vancouver, looking to see if something new has been published?

Do you enjoy the top-notch hiking trail guides, gear reviews, and general content and constantly find yourself wondering what you can do to help support the site?

Well then, this post is for you!

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The Best iPhone and Android Apps for Getting Outdoors in Vancouver

Filed in Deals, Products and Companies by on March 25, 2014 0 Comments
The Best iPhone and Android Apps for Getting Outdoors in Vancouver

I recently compiled a list of the 10 Best iPhone and Android Apps for Exploring the Outdoors – from geocaching to running to birding. In this post, I wanted to highlight the local apps we have access to here in the Lower Mainland, which can help get us outside.

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What’s Your Vancouver IQ?

Filed in Random Stuff by on March 23, 2014 0 Comments
What’s Your Vancouver IQ?

I was recently flipping through Chuck Davis’ amazing book The Chuck Davis History of Metropolitan Vancouver, and read the foreward… Chuck Davis had a story he liked to tell about his mania for trying to make the people of the Vancouver region more aware of their history. He was delivering a slide show to a class of grade four, five and six students and put up an image showing the statue of Captain George Vancouver, which stands in front of City Hall.

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Tales from the Outdoors ft. Pro Stand Up Paddler Lina Augaitis

Filed in Interviews by on March 18, 2014 1 Comment
Tales from the Outdoors ft. Pro Stand Up Paddler Lina Augaitis

Born in 1980 in Ottawa, Lina Augaitis spent much of her youth as a competitive gymnast. In 2003 Lina moved to Vancouver to complete her master’s in Sport Psychology at UBC. Lina began rock climbing and then spent a few years in Whistler, where she started trail running, mountain biking and backcountry skiing. A lot.

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10 Best iPhone and Android Apps for the Outdoors

Filed in Deals, Products and Companies by on March 16, 2014 6 Comments
10 Best iPhone and Android Apps for the Outdoors

Sometimes the best part of getting outside is turning off your phone and getting away from technology. But there are definitely times where your phone can open up new activities, or put needed information at your fingertips. Here are the 10 best apps for getting outdoors.

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Ultra Marathon Adventure Running Doc, XS-NRG, Now Available on YouTube

Filed in Movies and Videos, Running by on February 25, 2014 0 Comments
Ultra Marathon Adventure Running Doc, XS-NRG, Now Available on YouTube

In 2004, local ultra runners Ean Jackson, Wade and Dom Repta, and Dave Cressman all set out to be the first runners to complete the entire 180km Sunshine Coast Trail in a single, non-stop trip.

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