The Chief

Incredible Trails To Hike In Squamish

Posted: June 9, 2016

The “Outdoor Recreation Capital of Canada”, the town of Squamish provides plenty of incredible hiking trails, with scenic mountain views, raging rivers, or calm lakeside relaxation spots.

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5 Ways to Celebrate International Trails Day

Posted: June 2, 2016

Saturday, June 4, 2016 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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Fjallraven Hiking

Fjällräven Day Hiking Information Event

Posted: May 25, 2016

If you’re new to hiking or looking to go beyond and do day-hikes that are a bit more challenging or outside the Vancouver area, Fjällräven will be hosting a FREE Day Hiking Information Event at their 147 W Broadway store on June 2nd at 6pm.

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The view of Howe Sound from the Sea To Summit Trail

May Long Weekend Hikes

Posted: May 16, 2016

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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Grouse Grind

Grouse Grind Opens For 2016

Posted: April 29, 2016

The Grouse Grind will open at 6:15am, Saturday, April 30th for the 2016 summer season. The snow has been cleared from the trail and hikers will be able to hike to the top of Grouse Mountain and take the Skyride Gondola back down. The trail will be open until 7pm daily but the closing times will change throughout the summer as day-light hours become longer and again, when the day-light hours shorten.

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Kennedy Falls

Transit Hike to Big Cedar and Kennedy Falls

Posted: April 26, 2016

To celebrate the launch of their transit-friendly hiking app in Vancouver, TOTAGO (Turn Off The App – Go Outside) are organizing a hike to Big Cedar and Kennedy Falls by taking transit from downtown Vancouver this Saturday, April 30th.

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North Vancouver Hikes

Seymour River Walk

Posted: March 21, 2016

While snow covers the North Shore Mountains and there are plenty of rainy days, a nice hike to explore in the early part of the season is the Seymour River area detailed in the Seymour River Walk by U.N. Randonneur.

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BC Parks Camping

BC Parks Camping Reservations for 2016

Posted: March 15, 2016

BC Park’s campsite reservations for 2016 can be made as of March 15, 2016 at 7am PST through the Discover Camping website.

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Outdoor Adventure and Travel Show

Vancouver Outdoor Adventure & Travel Show

Posted: March 11, 2016

Vancouver Trails is offering a $4 discount (promo code) to the Outdoor Adventure and Travel Show this weekend, March 12 & 13, 2016, at the Vancouver Convention Centre.

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Sea to Sky Gondola

Sea to Summit Trail – Squamish

Posted: October 1, 2015

U.N.Randonneur explores the Sea To Summit Trail in Squamish, BC, that goes to the top of the Sea To Sky Gondola.

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