Archive for the category "local mountains"

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 […]

Photos of The Lions from Vancouver


Tuesday, January 26th, 2016 — 6:06am PDT
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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 […]

Mount Seymour Snowshoe Chocolate Fondue Tour


Tuesday, January 19th, 2016 — 11:30am PDT
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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 […]

Send A Loving Spoonful CandyGram


Tuesday, January 19th, 2016 — 9:17am PDT
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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 […]