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 post two and discovered some great trails to train on. Now you’re ready to put all that training to the test and line up at the start line of a race with a whole group of nutters trail runners.

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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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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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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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Transit-Friendly Hikes from the Evergreen Skytrain Line

The Evergreen Skytrain Line to the Tri-Cities area makes accessing some of the popular hiking trails via public transportation in the Port Moody, Coquitlam, and Port Coquitlam areas much easier.

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Snowshoe Trails Near Vancouver

Some of the best, free snowshoe trails near Vancouver, including Dog Mountain, Hollyburn Mountain, the Snowshoe Grind, Elfin Lakes, and Zoa Peak.

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Road to Lynn Headwaters Regional Park is Closed

The road to the Lynn Headwaters Regional Park has been closed by Metro Vancouver due to the risk of a landslide.

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November and December Hiking Trails

While hiking in November or December around Vancouver can be dangerous at higher elevations due to snow and less daylight hours, there are plenty of hiking trails at lower elevations that are usually snow-free.

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Fall Colours

Late-September is the perfect time for a hike and to see some of the beautiful fall colours as the trees and mountains turn to orange, red, and yellow.

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