Archive for the category "local mountains"

Win a Grouse Mountain Alpine Experience


Thursday, January 29th, 2015 — 9:44am PDT
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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


Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 — 10:26am PDT
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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


Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 — 6:01pm PDT
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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


Monday, December 15th, 2014 — 3:54pm PDT
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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 […]

Summer of Bear Discovery at Grouse Mountain


Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 — 10:05am PDT
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Once reaching the lodge at Grouse Mountain, by SkyRide or after completing the Grouse Grind, there’s one thing most people do: check in on the bears. Grinder and Coola are both orphaned grizzlies who were found in 2001 in different parts of BC and they now live in a refuge atop Grouse Mountain. Ranger talks […]

Y2Play and Grouse Mountain Giveaway


Tuesday, March 4th, 2014 — 10:39am PDT
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Rain and snow continue to fall around the Lower Mainland which means it’s a great time to check out the local mountains. With restaurants, an outdoor ice rink, sleigh rides, zipline, snowshoeing, and snowy slopes, Grouse Mountain is your ultimate winter playground. To get the most out of the rest of this season — and […]