Archive for the category "local mountains"

A New Park in Metro Vancouver


Tuesday, April 18th, 2017 — 3:00pm PDT
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Last week, Metro Vancouver announced the creation of a new 75-hectare (185-acre) regional park on the slopes of Grouse Mountain that includes the popular Grouse Grind, BC Mountaineering Club (BCMC) and a portion of the Baden-Powell trails within its boundary. A New Park in Metro Vancouver Effective May 1, 2017, the new park will become […]

Vans Hi-Standard Snow Series World Tour at Mt Seymour


Monday, March 6th, 2017 — 3:48pm PDT
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The 2017 Vans Hi-Standard Snow Series, an international all-ages contest inviting snowboarders to showcase true style and expression in an exciting open-jam format, is coming to Mt. Seymour on March 11th. Vans Hi-Standard Snow Series World Tour at Mt Seymour The Vans Hi-Standard global series will be touring across the US, Canada, Switzerland, Korea, and […]

Shred for the Cause at Mt Seymour


Wednesday, January 11th, 2017 — 11:14am PDT
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Shred for the Cause at Mt Seymour where ladies pay just $10 for a lift ticket on Mondays from January 23 – March 27, 2017 benefitting the Bloom Group Community Services Society in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside

Things to do on Grouse, Cypress and Seymour This Winter


Monday, November 28th, 2016 — 11:01am PDT
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We are so fortunate to have three amazing alpine destinations so close to Vancouver, with each coming alive in the winter time. The beauty of having these mountains in our own backyard is that we can easily drive up for some fun, but even if it’s not snowing on the roads, it’s important to be […]

Top 5 Staycation Spots Around Vancouver


Thursday, March 24th, 2016 — 12:14pm PDT
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Mountains to meadows, waterfalls to farm-gate shopping, there’s so much to explore and enjoy right here in the Metro Vancouver and Fraser Valley area. Staying local for leisure and vacation time has its benefits, on top of discovering and experiencing your own backyard. Photo by John Bollwitt A recent TD survey found that for Canadian […]

12 Photos That Show How Awesome The North Shore Mountains Are in Winter


Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016 — 2:56pm PDT
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Hollyburn to Fromme, The Needles to The Lions, our rugged North Shore mountains provide recreation and stunning views all throughout the year. In winter, they give the city a snowy-white backdrop, even when it’s 15C in February, and they remind us how close to the vast wilderness our city lies. Thanks to those who shared […]