June 24, 2016
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.
June 23, 2016
Whistler has some of the best hiking in the southwest British Columbia region. Read about the best hiking trails in Whistler to do this summer to help you plan your outdoor alpine adventure.
June 14, 2016
The seven principles of Leave No Trace (LNT) are important for all hikers and outdoor enthusiasts to ensure the wilderness is respected and kept pristine. Taryn Eyton (aka Happiest Outdoors) discusses each of the principles and why they are important.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.