5 Hiking Safety Tips

Nobody expects to become lost or injured when they set out on a day-hike close to the city. The mountainous terrain around Vancouver is often underestimated as many trails are situated in a backcountry wilderness setting just a mere few kilometres fr...

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2018 Vancouver Trails Photo Contest

Submit your hiking photos to win great prizes from the 2018 Vancouver Trails Photo Contest.

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5 Ways to Celebrate International Trails Day

Saturday, June 2, 2018 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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105 Hikes In and Around Southwestern BC

Written by Stephen Hui, the 105 Hikes In and Around Southwestern British Columbia book is a nice update to previous editions and continues the tradition of this popular book with trails from the local region.

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Weekend Hiking on Sunshine Coast Trails – What You Need to See

The Sunshine Coast is an outdoor playground, filled with plenty of mountains, ocean views, creeks and hiking trails to explore.

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Alexandra Bridge

Located along the mighty Fraser River, Alexandra Bridge served as an important link connecting the Cariboo region to Fort Langley. Today, the old Alexandra Bridge (the 2nd one built) provides a place for visitors to the area to stop and see an import...

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Grouse Grind Opens

The Grouse Grind will open at 6:15am, Wednesday, May 2nd for the start of the 2018 summer season. Hikers should expect some snow near the upper portions of the trail but will be able ...

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Backcountry BC

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

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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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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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