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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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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