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Moderated by @outdoorvan and @vancouvertrails, BC Hike Chat (#bchikechat) is a Q&A Twitter chat about hiking in British Columbia held on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of every month at 9 pm PST (STARTING FEBRUARY 15th, 2015!). For the first chat we will be giving away two Vancouver Trails branded water bottles. BC Hike Chat is a community for hikers and outdoor […]
The 2015 Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival will be taking place in Vancouver and North Vancouver Feb 13 – 21. As always, the program looks amazing. This year the festival is opening with a night dedicated to the North Shore: a special film and presentation by North Shore Search & Rescue followed by the World Premiere of ‘The Hand of Franklin’.
The Search and Rescue mission for missing 21 year old hiker Liang Jin made a lot of headlines this week. The 21-year-old resident of downtown Vancouver has been missing since Dec. 31, when he sent his father a text message saying he was going hiking, but failed to say where. Since then, police have searched […]
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.
It seems like every month someone is out setting, or attempting to set, a new Fastest Known Time on one of our challenging local routes. Fastest Known Times, or FKTs, are a friendly competition of becoming the fastest person to complete a given route.
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