Enjoy a different kind of Vancouver walking tour as you step into some snowshoes and discover the connection between the pristine North Shore mountain snow and our drinking water. Metro Vancouver is hosting a dozen watershed snowshoe tours on Mount Seymour this winter where you can learn about your local water supply in a fun […]
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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 […]
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 […]
It was in 1920 that Peter Pantages created the Polar Bear Swim Club in Vancouver and the brisk ocean dip has been a New Year’s Day tradition for the last 96 years. Peter Pantages on a snowy Vancouver beach in 1927. Archives# CVA 99-1786. Polar Bear Swim Vancouver The Vancouver Polar Bear Swim takes place […]