Sea To Sky Gondola HikeFest

HikeFest

September 7, 2016

Michael Chang

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.

Read More

Barnston Island Road

Barnston Island – A Family Bike Ride

August 29, 2016

Michael Chang

A short ferry ride to Barnston Island where a 10km loop around the island offers a wonderful experience for a family bike ride, with scenic stops at Mann Point and Robert Point.

Read More

Helm Creek with Black Tusk in the distance

Garibaldi Lake / Helm Creek Traverse

August 23, 2016

Michael Chang

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.

Read More

Day Hiking Gear

What To Bring On A Day Hike

August 18, 2016

Taryn Eyton

From food and water to navigation and safety supplies, Taryn Eyton (aka Happiest Outdoors) explains what day hikers should bring on their hikes when exploring the local mountains and trails.

Read More

2016 Vancouver Trails Photo Contest

August 13, 2016

Vancouver Trails

Submit your hiking photos to win great prizes from the 2016 Vancouver Trails Photo Contest.

Read More

Elfin Lakes in Garibaldi Provincial Park

BC Day Long Weekend Hiking

July 27, 2016

Michael Chang

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.

Read More

Hiking Dogs

Dog Friendly Hikes in Vancouver

July 21, 2016

Cherie Baxter

Recommendations for dog-friendly hiking trails in Vancouver and some tips for trail etiquette and how to be prepared.

Read More

4 Lakes Trail

Canada Day Long Weekend

June 28, 2016

Michael Chang

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.

Read More

A view of Blackcomb Meadows and the Overlord Trail

Hiking Passes Compared

June 26, 2016

Michael Chang

A comparison of the hiking passes for Grouse Mountain, The Sea To Sky Gondola, and Whistler Blackcomb’s Peak To Peak pass for the the summer season.

Read More

Camping in Taylor Meadows

Garibaldi Campsite Reservations Required

June 24, 2016

Vancouver Trails

Campsite reservations are now required during the peak summer season from June 29th – September 30th at the Garibaldi Lake campsite, Taylor Meadows campsite, and Elfin Lakes campsite. The popularity of these back-country campsites has made it a requirement that campers must pre-book their spots with BC Parks online or by phone by calling 1-800-689-9025.  The Elfin Lakes hut must be reserved year-round.

Read More