Archive for the category "west vancouver"

Metro Vancouver Trails: St Mark’s Summit

August 26th, 2015 @ 11:05am by Rebecca Bollwitt

If your Instagram feed was filled with contented hikers posing for glorious photos at the peak of a trail with beautiful views of islands and waterways below, chances are they attacked either Quarry Rock in North Vancouver or St Mark’s Summit in West Vancouver. The latter is a more intermediate hike and is a part […]

7 Local Waterfall Hikes Around Vancouver

August 21st, 2015 @ 2:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouverites love a good hike, whether it’s the Grouse Grind after work, Quarry Rock with friends on a sunny Friday afternoon, or a weekend trek up St Mark’s Summit. The views are often reward enough but there are some awe-inspiring waterfalls tucked away in the forests of our local hills that will also satisfy any […]

Canada Day Fireworks Vancouver, New Westminster, Surrey, White Rock

June 25th, 2015 @ 2:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Fireworks displays are always popular in the summer and when you have a dazzling show in the sky, following a full day of Canada Day activities, it makes a night out that much more magical. Photo credit: Rikki / Julius Reque on Flickr Canada Day Fireworks Surrey The City of Surrey’s Canada Day in Cloverdale […]

Easter Egg Hunts in Vancouver, Surrey, Langley, North Shore

March 26th, 2015 @ 2:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Easter arrives in early April this year as it brings spring showers, blooming flowers, and the ability to finally wear all that white you put away at Labour Day. Over the next two weekends there are several family-friendly events happening around the Lower Mainland with the main attractions being good old fashioned Easter egg hunts. […]

British Pacific Properties: West Vancouver History and Giveaway

March 25th, 2015 @ 10:54am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Lions Gate Bridge is one of Vancouver’s most recognizable landmarks. Its green towers and suspension cables, adorned with brilliant bulbs, has been the main connection between West Vancouver and the rest of the Lower Mainland since 1938. Almost as well-known as its silhouette is its story, at least the part where the Guinness family […]