Vancouver Suspension Bridges

Suspension Bridges Near Vancouver

A list of suspension bridges near Vancouver, Whistler, and in Southwest British Columbia along hiking trails with spectacular west coast scenery.

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Hiking With A Baby

5 Tips for Hiking With a Baby

Jennifer Kolbuc talks about the 5 Tips for Hiking With a Baby to help get new moms and dads enjoying the outdoors while making sure they are prepared for a hike with their little ones.

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Grouse Grind

Grouse Grind Opens For 2017

The Grouse Grind will open at 6:15am, Saturday, June 17th for the 2017 summer season. The snow has been cleared from the trail and hikers will be able to hike to the top of Grouse Mou...

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Vancouver Trails Photo Contest

2017 Vancouver Trails Photo Contest

Submit your hiking photos to win great prizes from the 2017 Vancouver Trails Photo Contest.

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Watersprite Lake

What Goes into Building and Maintaining a Hiking Trail?

Chris Ludwig from the BC Mountaineering Club discusses what goes into building and maintaining a hiking trail using the Watersprite Lake trail as an example.

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The Best Trail Running Clubs and Races around Vancouver

This is the third and final post in a series on trail running for beginners around Vancouver. You read post one and I suckered you into trying out trail running. You read ...

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The Lions from the Howe Sound Crest Trail

Top Ten Trails for Running near Vancouver

In part 2 of his Trail Running series, Karl Woll of Outdoor Vancouver highlights some of the best trail running routes and breaks each route down by skill level as easy, intermediate, or pro.

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The view of Howe Sound from the Sea To Summit Trail

May Long Weekend Hikes

Recommendations for hiking trails to do near Vancouver on the May Long Weekend that are snow-free, including the Sea To Summit Trail, Mount Gardner, Elk Mountain, and more.

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Quercus Viewpoint at Murrin Provincial Park

Mountain Views of Howe Sound

These hiking trails provide some of the most scenic mountain views of Howe Sound between West Vancouver and Squamish. How many of these views have you seen?

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Running the Meet Your Maker 50miler in Whistler. Photo by Rob Shaer

What Is Trail Running?

Local runner, Karl Woll of Outdoor Vancouver, provides an introduction to trail running in Southwest British Columbia including tips on how to get started, what gear you will need, safety, and a list of local resources. “What Is Trail Running?” is the first article of a 3-part series on running the forest and mountain trails around Vancouver.

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