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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Deer Lake – Walking In Winter

Deer Lake is a great place for a quick walk year-round but if you can time it right during the winter months when the sun is shining and there’s a bit of snow on the ground, your outing will be that much more special.

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5 Hot Spots for Bird Watching around Vancouver

Linda Bakker from the Wildlife Rescue Association of British Columbia provides her top picks for the best 5 locations for bird watching around Vancouver’s Lower Mainland.

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Popular Exercise Hikes

These hiking trails are primarily for exercise and less about the scenery or view. The list includes trails near Vancouver, Squamish, Harrison Lake, and Chilliwack including the Grouse Grind, Upper Shannon Falls (Sea To Sky Gondola), The Chief, Burnaby Mountain, Teapot Hill, and more.

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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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Vancouver September Hikes

Summer is over, the Labour Day long weekend has passed, and everyone is back to school or work. However, that doesn’t necessarily mean the hiking season is over in Vancouver or Southwestern British Columbia.

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Mother’s Day Hikes

This upcoming Sunday, May 12, 2013, is Mother’s Day and what better than spending quality time with mom and the family by taking them on a hike.

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Eagle Creek Salmon Release

Last weekend, we took the family to the Eagle Creek Salmon Release in Burnaby, organized by the Eagle Creek Streamkeepers. The salmon release is a great educational event for children as it gives them the opportunity to release salmon and understand the lifecycle and challenges they face. The release took place at Charles Rummel Park along Eagle Creek, which flows down along Piper Spit, into Burnaby Lake, and eventually down the Brunette River and into the lower Fraser River.

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