Fitness and exercise for hiking in the alpine

Fit For Hiking

Tyler Sparrow discusses what exercises will help to physically prepare yourself to hike some of the mountains around Vancouver this summer.

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The view from Lone Cone near Tofino, BC

Trails of the West Coast Hiking Guide

If you’re planning a trip to Tofino or Ucluelet, pickup your free Trails of the West Coast guide to help you explore the incredible hiking trails in the region.

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Buntzen Lake

Transit-Friendly Hikes from the Evergreen Skytrain Line

The Evergreen Skytrain Line to the Tri-Cities area makes accessing some of the popular hiking trails via public transportation in the Port Moody, Coquitlam, and Port Coquitlam areas much easier.

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Pacific Rim National Park

National Parks and Historic Sites in BC

It’s Canada’s 150th Birthday in 2017 and to mark the special occasion, Parks Canada is providing free access to all National Parks and Historic Sites with their 2017 Discovery Pass. Here is a list of all the National Parks and Historic Sites in British Columbia to help you plan your trips.

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Vancouver Snowshoe Trails

Snowshoe Trails Near Vancouver

Some of the best, free snowshoe trails near Vancouver, including Dog Mountain, Hollyburn Mountain, the Snowshoe Grind, Elfin Lakes, and Zoa Peak.

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Lynn Loop

Road to Lynn Headwaters Regional Park is Closed

The road to the Lynn Headwaters Regional Park has been closed by Metro Vancouver due to the risk of a landslide.

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BC Hike Chat

BC Hike Chat

Join Vancouver Trails and Outdoor Vancouver this Sunday, July 10th at 9pm PST for #bchikechat. This week’s theme is about “Apps and Resources” and we’re excited to hear about your experiences.

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Gold Creek Falls

November and December Hiking Trails

While hiking in November or December around Vancouver can be dangerous at higher elevations due to snow and less daylight hours, there are plenty of hiking trails at lower elevations that are usually snow-free.

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Flute Peak Whistler

2016 Photo Contest Winners

Some incredible photos were entered into the 2016 Vancouver Trails Photo Contest. Congratulations to this year’s winners.

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Manning Park Fall Colours

Fall Colours

Late-September is the perfect time for a hike and to see some of the beautiful fall colours as the trees and mountains turn to orange, red, and yellow.

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