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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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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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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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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Trails of the West Coast Hiking Guide

If you’re planning a trip to Tofino or Ucluelet, pickup your free Trails of the West Coast guide to help you explore the incredible hiking trails in the region.

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National Parks and Historic Sites in BC

It’s Canada’s 150th Birthday in 2017 and to mark the special occasion, Parks Canada is providing free access to all National Parks and Historic Sites with their 2017 Discovery Pass. Here is a list of all the National Parks and Historic Sites in British Columbia to help you plan your trips.

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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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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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Garibaldi Lake / Helm Creek Traverse

The Garibaldi Lake / Helm Creek Traverse is a 25km one-way route that can be done as a multi-day camping trip or for trail runners wanting to explore Panorama Ridge or Black Tusk.

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