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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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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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.
It was shocking to wake up this morning to the tragic news of the passing of Tim Jones. Tim was the team leader of North Shore Rescue, and the public face of the organization.
Whether you’re looking for planning a ski weekend in Whistler or a shopping trip to downtown Vancouver, Holiday Lettings is a great site from Trip Advisor that let’s you book privately owned accommodations. Holiday Lettings advertises 300,000+ privately owned holiday cottages, villas and apartments in 150+ countries worldwide. Whatever your vacation preference, or the size […]
The 2013 Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour is rolling into Vancouver next week with showings in Vancouver and North Vancouver. You can check out the program of films and their trailers on the Alpine Club of Canada website. The world’s best mountain films, books, and speakers take the spotlight for nine days each fall […]