Vancouver Hiking Guides and News
Quarry Rock is undoubtedly one of the most popular day hikes in North Vancouver. It is short enough to make it available to even the most novice of hikers, yet has enough climbing and variation to make things interesting for the weekend warrior also. Within one hour of beginning your hike, you have access to one […]
The salmon run happens every October, but it is every four years in which the salmon return in their greatest numbers (during what is called a ‘dominant’ run). 2014 was one such dominant run, and while you can see the the returning salmon at many places across the west coast, there is perhaps no better place than on the Adams River in Roderick Haig-Brown Provincial Park near Kamloops.
Icebreaker is an outdoor and sport clothing company out of New Zealand. Expanding to Canada just a few years ago, they have garnered a huge reputation for the quality of their clothing and their value. The Icebreaker ‘secret sauce’ is their merino wool fibres, as their own website boasts; Our merino combines the best qualities of […]
Goat Mountain is a relatively easy hike starting at the Grouse Mountain Resort. The trial is well-marked, with a few steep and challenging sections near the summit. The route takes you through forest filled with yellow cedar and hemlock before emerging to great views of Crown Mountain
Located in the Coquihalla Summit Recreation Area, Yak Peak is a steep granite peak, and has the highest summit on the Zopkios Ridge. Visible from the Coquihalla Highway, Yak Peak is located in the Cascade mountain range and is popular for hikers and climbers alike. Yak offers an arduous uphill climb with beautiful panoramic views of nearby Needle peak, Vicuna and Guanco peaks and many more!
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.