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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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What’s Your Vancouver IQ?

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What’s Your Vancouver IQ?

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.

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The Passing of Tim Jones, North Shore Rescue Team Leader

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The Passing of Tim Jones, North Shore Rescue Team Leader

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.

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Holiday Lettings from Trip Advisor

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Holiday Lettings from Trip Advisor

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 […]

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