Hiking trail maps from Trail Ventures BC

Trail Ventures BC – Detailed Hiking Trail Maps

For more than a decade, Tim O’Hearn of Trail Ventures BC has tirelessly mapped hiking trails throughout British Columbia, from Slesse to Strachan, from the Chilcotins to Chilliwack. Learn more about the highly detailed maps and purchase them directly from Trail Ventures BC.

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10 Hikes to take your kids on this summer

10 Hikes To Take Your Kids On This Summer

Explore 10 Hikes To Take Your Kids On This Summer in the Vancouver and southwest British Columbia region. The benefits of taking your children hiking include learning about the local nature and environment, physical activity, and the ability to explore the outdoors.

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SOG Entrenching Tool (Shovel)

The SOG Entrenching Tool (or for most people, "Shovel") is portable, lightweight, and durable, making it a perfect tool for carrying on your outdoor adventures. ...

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North Shore Forest

The Best Transit-Friendly Hikes Near Vancouver

With Vancouver’s close proximity to the North Shore mountains, there are many hiking trails that can be accessed by taking a bus from the city. This article explores some of the best hiking trails near Vancouver that are transit-friendly.

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Lowepro

Review: Lowepro Flipside Sport 20L AW Camera Backpack

A review of the Lowepro Flipside Sport 20L AW Camera Backpack used to carry all of your camera equipment on day-hikes and outdoor adventures. We take a thorough look at the bag and some of its great features and drawbacks.

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5 Family Outings During Spring Break

5 Family Outdoor Excursions for Spring Break

5 family outdoor excursions to explore over spring break around Vancouver, including Whytecliff Park, Rice Lake, Stanley Park, Capilano Canyon, and the Reifel Bird Sanctuary.

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Lighthouse at Lighthouse Park

The Best Coastal Viewpoints at Lighthouse Park

Spectacular views of the Strait of Georgia combined with hiking trails that lead through beautiful west coast forests makes Lighthouse Park one of the best ...

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Deer Lake – Walking In Winter

Deer Lake is a great place for a quick walk year-round but if you can time it right during the winter months when the sun is shining and there’s a bit of snow on the ground, your outing will be that much more special.

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Views from the Heather Trail in Manning Park

The Heather Trail in Manning Park, BC

The picturesque Heather Trail in Manning Provincial Park is a popular hike because of it’s incredible scenery and access to the trail is relatively easy. A partial version of the trail can be done as a day-hike or the entire trail can be done as a 2-3 day camping trip.

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Hiking Books

Hiking Books for Southwest British Columbia

Even with a lot of hiking trail research being conducted online, it can still be useful having a hiking book or two to thumb through for inspiration. This post recommends several local Vancouver and Southwest BC day-hiking books.

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