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Where to Snowshoe on the North Shore: Seymour, Grouse, Cypress

January 6th, 2016 @ 10:22am by Rebecca Bollwitt

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 […]

10 Wondrous Images of Lynn Canyon

July 13th, 2015 @ 2:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

10 Wondrous Images of Lynn Canyon – Photos of Lynn Creek and Lynn Canyon Park in North Vancouver

Win a Grouse Mountain Alpine Experience

January 29th, 2015 @ 9:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

While the city sleeps below, above the clouds at Grouse Mountain the groomers are working their magic to make the very best of the winter season. From pond hockey, and the Snowshoe Grind to the terrain park, and Dine Out Vancouver at The Observatory restaurant. It’s a great time to head up Grouse Mountain’s world […]

Winter Watershed Snowshoe Tours

January 20th, 2015 @ 10:26am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The summertime watershed tours now have a winter counterpart, which involves snowshoeing, education about our local environment, and a cup of hot chocolate. Photo credit: colink. on Flickr Winter Watershed Snowshoe Tours Enjoy a moderately strenuous snowshoe tour as you learn about the important role our snowcapped mountains play in the collection and storage of […]

Inversion Photos from Grouse Mountain

January 7th, 2015 @ 6:01pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The weather is always a hot topic in Vancouver, especially when it comes to what’s happening either up high on the mountains or down low by the water. When it’s sunny downtown it could be snowing on the north shore. When it’s cloudy, it could be bright and beautiful at the top of a ski […]

10 Vintage Ski Photos From Local Vancouver Mountains

December 15th, 2014 @ 3:54pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

For decades the North Shore mountains have been a playground for locals and visitors, especially during ski season. Grouse Mountain had one of the first double chairlifts in the world when it was constructed in 1949, Mount Seymour has been enjoyed since 1938, and Mount Strachan & Black Mountain make up the popular Cypress Mountain […]