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February 15, 2018

Posted in 10 essentials, snowshoeing

Hiking Safety & The Ten Essentials

Each year in B.C. there are over 1,000 outdoor rescue missions, more than the rest of Canada combined. Most of these missions are necessary because of a lack of preparation by those heading into the backcountry. We live in a beautiful corner of the world where we can enjoy numerous outdoor activities, but please be cautious and prepared before heading out. The information provided here is meant to be a basic overview of outdoor safety.

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February 13, 2018

Posted in grind, snowshoe, Vancouver

The Snowshoe Grind in North Vancouver

The Snowshoe Grind is a winter hiking trail on Grouse Mountain Resort. Everyone is familiar with the Grouse Grind, but not everyone knows that a winter version of the trail exists.

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February 08, 2018

Posted in snowshoeing, Vancouver

Snowshoe Trails Near Vancouver

The mountains around Vancouver offer some of the best snowshoe trails during the winter months. The snowshoe routes are generally best done during the months of December – April, depending on how much snow has fallen and how quickly the melt off occurs during the spring.

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Lanterns In The Garden Vancouver 2018

Vancouver’s Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden is hosting Lanterns in the Garden for three weekends beginning this February.

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February 01, 2018

Posted in 2018, Events, February, Vancouver

February in Vancouver

Below is what’s happening on the different days of the month in February. Note: schedules are subject to change – check official event websites for exact details.

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January 25, 2018

Posted in Resort, skii, World

The world's greatest ski resorts - according to you

Analysing our data from last season, we’ve come up with a list of the top 20 most-read resort guides on the site. We looked at the stats from the beginning of November to the end of April and compared page views for each of our 100 guides.

Here are the top 20 according to you, in reverse order (yes, to increase the suspense...):

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January 23, 2018

Posted in Blog, Canada, Resort

The Top 10 Canadian Ski Resorts

Every ski bum dreams of spending a couple of weeks traveling the Powder Highway. From Whistler to Red Mountain, to Roger’s Pass and Quebec, Canada offers some of the most consistent and overall rad skiing in the world. It’s like Europe, except for the home-brewed espresso is replaced by Tim Hortons and the croissants are substituted by poutine.

So if this is the year you leave the States to ski Canada, visit the following 10 resorts.

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