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Introducing BC Hike Chat (#bchikechat)

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Introducing BC Hike Chat (#bchikechat)

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 […]

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The 2015 VIMFF Promo Code

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The 2015 VIMFF Promo Code

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’.

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Talking about the Hanes Valley Trail on CBC

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Talking about the Hanes Valley Trail on CBC

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 […]

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Fjallraven’s Day Hikes Guide for Beginners

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Fjallraven’s Day Hikes Guide for Beginners

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.

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Vancouver’s Fastest Known Times

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Vancouver’s Fastest Known Times

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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How to Support and Follow Outdoor Vancouver

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How to Support and Follow Outdoor Vancouver

Do you frequently visit Outdoor Vancouver, looking to see if something new has been published?

Do you enjoy the top-notch hiking trail guides, gear reviews, and general content and constantly find yourself wondering what you can do to help support the site?

Well then, this post is for you!

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