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 Canada Goose Hybridge Lite Jacket is a great addition to any outdoor-lovers winter gear collection. Rated for temperatures of -5 to +5 Celsius, this 800-fill white duck down-insulated jacket is great for active wear or layering. Canada Goose jackets have been used by arctic and antarctic researchers and explorers for over 50 years (just envision those big bright […]
Through rare photos and personal essays, Climbing Fitz Roy, 1968 tells the tale of a six-month excursion to Patagonia, Chile, that changed the lives of five rock climbers dubbed the “Funhogs”—Yvon Chouinard (founder of Patagonia), Doug Tompkins (founder of The North Face/Esprit), Dick Dorworth, Chris Jones and Lito Tejada-Flores. The 1968 Fitz Roy climb would impact the […]
Need some new outdoor clothing for the winter season? Everyone loves Arc’teryx, but we all know its a bit spendy. Well, this weekend is your chance to scoop up some Arc’teryx gear at their upcoming factory sale in North Vancouver. You can save up to 70% off discontinued items (and an additional 10% off any […]
Full disclosure: I’m a huge fan of Icebreaker clothing. I first got my hands on some gear last year and have loved it for running, hiking and snowshoeing. I also made sure to gear up my son with some nice Icebreaker merino wool socks and toque for his first skiing lessons last winter. The merino […]
From stunning waterfalls to endless vistas, discover the BEST hiking Vancouver, B.C. has to offer. The Great Hikes of Vancouver includes a hand-picked selection of the top ten must-do hikes for your next adventure in Southwest British Columbia’s impressive wilderness. Covering a wide variety of hikes, these are the classics of Vancouver hiking.
As a Samba Days Sambassador, I recently had the chance to go to Tofino and do some surfing. I went with my friend Jeremy and to add a level of adventure to the trip, we decided to cycle instead of drive. While I commute to work by bike, I wouldn’t call myself a ‘cyclist’ and […]