The Lions from the Howe Sound Crest Trail

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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The view of Howe Sound from the Sea To Summit Trail

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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Quercus Viewpoint at Murrin Provincial Park

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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Running the Meet Your Maker 50miler in Whistler. Photo by Rob Shaer

What Is Trail Running?

Local runner, Karl Woll of Outdoor Vancouver, provides an introduction to trail running in Southwest British Columbia including tips on how to get started, what gear you will need, safety, and a list of local resources. “What Is Trail Running?” is the first article of a 3-part series on running the forest and mountain trails around Vancouver.

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5 Ways to Celebrate International Trails Day

Saturday, June 3, 2017 is International Trail Day and a chance to get out and celebrate the day by enjoying and using the local trails.

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Fitness and exercise for hiking in the alpine

Fit For Hiking

Tyler Sparrow discusses what exercises will help to physically prepare yourself to hike some of the mountains around Vancouver this summer.

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The view from Lone Cone near Tofino, BC

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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Buntzen Lake

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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Pacific Rim National Park

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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Vancouver Snowshoe Trails

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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