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April 04, 2019

Posted in hiking, Spring, Trail, Vancouver


Spring has sprung! And that means it’s time to get out of our Winter cocoons and into the great outdoors. Lucky for us, there’s lots of scenic spring hikes in Vancouver that aren’t too strenuous.

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January 08, 2019

Posted in snowshoeing, Trail, Vancouver, Whistler

Best places to go snowshoeing in Vancouver and Whistler

Savvy Vancouver hikers know they don’t have to stop hitting the trails in winter… they just have to get some snowshoes. While there aren’t as many places to go snowshoeing in Vancouver as there are to go hiking, there are still lots to choose from.

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September 27, 2018

Posted in Canada, Great, The, Trail

Canada is home to the longest trail system in the world

If you’re in the mood to go on an adventure this summer and head off the beaten path, let The Great Trail be the reason to explore our home and native land.

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April 11, 2017

Posted in Nature, Park, Stanley Park, Trail, Vancouver

Urban Wilderness

Close your eyes and breathe deeply. As the earthy, cedar-scented air fills your lungs, you’re calmed by the natural white-noise of an old-growth temperate rainforest: wind moving through leaves, branches creaking, evergreen needles crunching underfoot. Your train of thought is momentarily interrupted by the squawk of a heron followed by the languid flapping of its wings. Perhaps you can hear water hitting rocks off in the distance. You open your eyes and continue along the trail, gazing to the sky to appreciate the height of the hemlock and fir trees that surround you. As you round the corner, the path opens up to Lost Lagoon and right in front of you, not more than five minutes away, are the towers and skyscrapers on the edge of downtown Vancouver.

Welcome to Stanley Park.

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