Vancouver Hiking Guides and News


Tales from the Outdoors with Ski Mountaineer Eric Carter

Filed in Interviews, Winter Sports by . Updated on and published on Dec 18th, 2014
Tales from the Outdoors with Ski Mountaineer Eric Carter

In 2009 Eric began graduate school at UBC and fell out of skiing for a few years before discovering backcountry skiing – using skins on his skis to climb up mountains, before removing the skins and skiing back down – in the local mountains.

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Rolo Travel Bag Review

Filed in Deals, Products and Companies by . Updated on and published on Dec 1st, 2014
Rolo Travel Bag Review

If you’re a frequent traveler then one of your biggest concerns is obviously packing. For many, packing is always a downside to traveling. I recently found a new Kickstarter-funded product that is making minimalist travel a breeze – the Rolo Travel Bag. One of the more popular minimalist packing solutions today are space bags, which are designed to […]

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WILD Hike presented by Outdoor Vancouver

Filed in Movies and Videos by . Updated on and published on Nov 27th, 2014
WILD Hike presented by Outdoor Vancouver

Update: The hike is now full, thank you! Wild, the new movie starring Reese Witherspoon and based on the New York Times bestselling book, will be released in a few weeks. Wild tells the true story of Cheryl Strayed, who through-hiked the entire length of the Pacific Crest Trail (1,800 km, from Mexico to Canada) […]

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Hiking Quarry Rock in Deep Cove

Filed in Hiking and Camping by . Updated on and published on Nov 24th, 2014
Hiking Quarry Rock in Deep Cove

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 […]

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Viewing the Adams River Salmon Run

Filed in Hiking and Camping by . Updated on and published on Nov 12th, 2014
Viewing the Adams River Salmon Run

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.

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2014 Friends of Icebreaker Super Sale in Vancouver

Filed in Deals, Products and Companies by . Updated on and published on Nov 7th, 2014
2014 Friends of Icebreaker Super Sale in Vancouver

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 […]

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