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2016 Vancouver International Mountain Film Fest.

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2016 Vancouver International Mountain Film Fest.

The Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival is fast approaching and will be running Feb 12th – 20th, 2016. As always, there is an exciting program of local and international outdoor adventure films and world class athletes/speakers lined up for the festival. There will be music, food, door prizes, Q&As with directors, and live presentations about mountain […]

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Gear Review: Hillsound Trail Crampon Ultra

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Gear Review: Hillsound Trail Crampon Ultra

Whether it’s from discomfort of the cold or for safety concerns, many people end their hiking season when the snow starts falling. But it doesn’t have to be that way. There are plenty of great, safe winter trails in our local mountains (some suggestions are at the bottom of this post). With the proper gear, you can […]

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Hollyburn Mountain Snowshoe Trail

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Hollyburn Mountain Snowshoe Trail

Hollyburn Mountain (aka Hollyburn Peak) in Cypress Provincial Park is one of the most popular winter trails around Vancouver. On a sunny weekend day, hundreds of people flock to the trail to get some fresh winter air and soak up the spectacular view of the city and surrounding mountains. The Hollyburn Peak Trail is marked […]

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Featured Website: Victoria Trails

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Featured Website: Victoria Trails

If you’re looking for some hiking trails in the Victoria, BC, area, Victoria Trails has plenty of great information. The website will be familiar to anyone who has used Vancouver Trails as they are sister-websites and have a similar layout. Each trail contains detailed information, including the distance, estimated time, elevation change, photos, videos, descriptions […]

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Jug Island Beach Trail Hike in Belcarra

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Jug Island Beach Trail Hike in Belcarra

Jug Island Beach Trail sits within Belcarra Regional Park, at the mouth of the Indian Arm. The Jug Island Trail extends out across the Belcarra Peninsula to a small beach, which provides an up close and personal view of the nearby Jug Island. It is an easier hike, through thick forest of cedar, hemlock and […]

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A Stay at the Journeyman Lodge in Callaghan Country

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A Stay at the Journeyman Lodge in Callaghan Country

Callaghan Country is located near the Whistler Olympic Park, and is home to a true winter backcountry experience. Whether you want cross-country skiing on groomed trail, downhill turns in deep powder, snowshoeing trails, or just a relaxing stay by the fire inside a comfy full-service chalet, Callaghan Country has you covered. Staying at the Journeyman Lodge […]

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