The Lions are to Vancouver what the Matterhorn is to Switzerland. They are the two most iconic peaks in the Vancouver area, sitting atop the North Shore mountains at 5,400 ft (West Lion) and 5,269 ft (East Lion). The Lions are also known as Ch’ich’iyúy Elxwíkn by the Squamish First Nation, which translates to Twin […]
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Snowshoeing is so hot right now! Explore forest trails on a snowy mountain-top on your own or sign up for a guided snowshoe tour at Mount Seymour this season. Tours offered include Legends and Lanterns, Discovery, Baby & Me, SnowFit, Winter Skills, and private guided tours. One more popular tour, featuring Chocolate Fondue, is offered […]
It’s never too early to think about how you can send a thoughtful, sweet, and funny message to a special someone in your life. A Loving Spoonful CandyGrams are now available to purchase for Valentine’s Day, with proceeds going directly to assisting those with HIV/AIDS. A Loving Spoonful CandyGrams CandyGrams include a special-edition Valentine’s Day […]
We spend so much time looking up and over at the mountains in Vancouver. Luckily, thanks to their accessibility, through trails in the summer and powder-covered slopes in the winter, we get almost as many chances to look down at the city from their peaks. Vancouver From the North Shore Mountains in Winter A photo […]
Last weekend, John and I noticed a trend as we observed fellow shoppers on West Broadway: Every second person was holding a brand new pair of snowshoes. Fun for the whole family and for all skill levels, snowshoeing is quickly becoming the hottest snow activity around. Whether you bought your own pair of snowshoes last […]