The Crawfords

Backcountry BC

Backcountry BC is British Columbia’s first grassroots provincial advocacy platform for non-motorized backcountry recreation and conservation.

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Mount Cheam

2017 Photo Contest Winners

The 2017 Vancouver Trails Photo Contest saw a record number of entries, with more than 1,400 photos submitted, many of which were incredible. The choices have been made, congratulations to this year's winners: Grand Prize ...

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Guanaco Summit

Bigger Badder British Columbia Hikes

Sarah Loehndorf talks about some of the Bigger and Badder hikes, including Frosty Mountain, Needle Peak, Vicuna & Guanaco Peaks, and Sky Pilot.

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Deer Lake Burnaby

10 Best Beginner Hikes around Vancouver

If you’re new to hiking or looking for some easier trails, here’s a list of the 10 Best Beginner Hikes around Vancouver to explore.

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Elfin Lakes in Garibaldi Provincial Park

10 Best Vancouver Hikes

The 10-best hiking trails near Vancouver, BC, including Garibaldi Lake, Panorama Ridge, Elfin Lakes, Joffre Lakes, Tunnel Bluffs and more.

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Vancouver Suspension Bridges

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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5 Tips for Hiking With a Baby

Jennifer Kolbuc talks about the 5 Tips for Hiking With a Baby to help get new moms and dads enjoying the outdoors while making sure they are prepared for a hike with their little ones.

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Watersprite Lake

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 ...

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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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