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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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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Where To See The Salmon Run

Late-September and October are the perfect time to witness the salmon run near Vancouver as returning salmon make their way up rivers and creeks to spawn. Find some of the popular places to see the returning salmon, including the Capilano River, Kanaka Creek, and more.

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HikeFest

Celebrate hiking by participating in HikeFest at the Sea To Sky Gondola in Squamish. Hikers can register for guided hiking tours on several trails and learn from some of the local outdoor experts.

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BC Day Long Weekend Hiking

The BC Day Long Weekend offers a good chance to do a lot of hiking trails that are at higher elevations, such as the Lions, Wedgemount, and more, but make sure to take the proper precautions.

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Canada Day Long Weekend

Hikers will be excited to hit the trails this Canada Day Long Weekend, however snow is still lingering in the higher elevations. Here are some long weekend recommendations if you have not already made plans.

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