Buntzen Lake

6 Things We Love About Hiking at Buntzen Lake

Located just an hour’s drive from downtown Vancouver, here are 6 things that we love about hiking and enjoying the outdoors at Buntzen Lake.

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St Mark's Summit

5 Hiking Safety Tips

Nobody expects to become lost or injured when they set out on a day-hike close to the city. The mountainous terrain around Vancouver is often underestimated as many trails are situated in a backcountry wilderness setting just a mere few kilometres fr...

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Vancouver Trails Photo Contest

2018 Vancouver Trails Photo Contest

Submit your hiking photos to win great prizes from the 2018 Vancouver Trails Photo Contest.

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5 Ways to Celebrate International Trails Day

Saturday, June 2, 2018 is International Trail Day and a chance to get out and celebrate the day by enjoying and using the local trails.

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105 Hikes in Southwest BC

105 Hikes In and Around Southwestern BC

Written by Stephen Hui, the 105 Hikes In and Around Southwestern British Columbia book is a nice update to previous editions and continues the tradition of this popular book with trails from the local region.

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Mount Daniel View

Weekend Hiking on Sunshine Coast Trails – What You Need to See

The Sunshine Coast is an outdoor playground, filled with plenty of mountains, ocean views, creeks and hiking trails to explore.

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Alexandra Bridge

Alexandra Bridge

Located along the mighty Fraser River, Alexandra Bridge served as an important link connecting the Cariboo region to Fort Langley. Today, the old Alexandra Bridge (the 2nd one built) provides a place for visitors to the area to stop and see an import...

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Grouse Grind

Grouse Grind Opens

The Grouse Grind will open at 6:15am, Wednesday, May 2nd for the start of the 2018 summer season. Hikers should expect some snow near the upper portions of the trail but will be able ...

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Capilano Canyon Forest

Snow Free Trails

A list of local hiking trails that are currently known to be snow-free. Make sure to double check the weather conditions before you go!

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The Crawfords

Backcountry BC

Backcountry BC is British Columbia’s first grassroots provincial advocacy platform for non-motorized backcountry recreation and conservation.

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