Archive for the category "west vancouver"

Grouse Mountain Showdown Over the City 2012

March 12th, 2012 @ 9:59am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Grouse Mountain presents the Quiksilver Showdown Over the City, a 4-star event that is part of the Swatch TTR World Snowboard Tour. Quiksilver Showdown Over the City 2011 from Alterna Films on Vimeo. International and local snowboard talent will be competing for $15,000 in cash and prizes at Grouse from March 23rd to March 24th, […]

Spring Break Skate at Park Royal & Shops at Morgan Crossing 2012

March 5th, 2012 @ 9:58am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Kids and families are preparing for spring break this year by planning trips, activities at home, and adventures around the city. Two local shopping destinations will be hosting all-weather spring skate events that will cost nothing more than a donation to a local cause. Spring Skate at Park Royal Where: Park Royal South, behind Osaka […]

This Day in History: Grouse SkyRide

February 2nd, 2012 @ 10:33am by Rebecca Bollwitt

It was February 2, 1966 that the Grouse Mountain SkyRide officially opened to skiers. It was dedicated later that year, on December 15th, by Premier W.A.C. Bennett. Photo credit: mountainhiker on Flickr – Submitted to the Miss604 Flickr Pool Photo credit: Pat Z on Flickr – Submitted to the Miss604 Flickr Pool & John Bollwitt […]

Athletics for Kids Gala 2012

January 18th, 2012 @ 10:13am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Athletics for Kids will be hosting their 10th annual fundraising gala March 30, 2012 with a Vegas Night theme. Established in 2002, Athletics for Kids (“A4K”) provides financially disadvantaged youth in the community with greater access to organized sport in conjunction with their academic endeavours. “A4K’s overarching goal is to be there to assist any […]

North Shore Snowshoe Options

December 19th, 2011 @ 9:08am by Rebecca Bollwitt

There’s something for everyone on the North Shore mountains as they continue to get dusted with powder this season. As an alternative to skiing or boarding, snowshoeing is gaining in popularity and is often paired with other wintery activities. Mount Seymour, Grouse Mountain, and Cypress each have snowshoe packages: Mount Seymour Snowshoe Mount Seymour offers […]

We Day Inspires Blogging at Gleneagles Elementary

December 8th, 2011 @ 2:40pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

We Day is one of my favourite annual events. Their line-up of international guests is always impressive and the campaign not only raises millions of dollars for Free the Children, it also raises millions of volunteer hours. The event educates children and youth across Canada about global causes while also inspiring them to do what […]

Grouse Mountain Peak of Christmas

November 22nd, 2011 @ 3:17pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Grouse Mountain: The Peak of Christmas holiday events begin next week. Bring the family and ride the gondola up to a winter wonderland even if you’re not a skier or snowboarder. Photo credit: mountainhiker on Flickr – from the Miss604 Flickr Group From 12:00pm to 8:00pm daily you can meet Santa in person on top […]

Canyon Lights at Capilano Suspension Bridge 2011

November 21st, 2011 @ 11:35am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Capilano Suspension Bridge is once again hosting Canyon Lights, a holiday winter wonderland nestled in a North Shore forest. Families can stroll past light displays, take a walk across the world-famous bridge, and check out treetop adventures that await in the snow. Photo courtesy Capilano Suspension Bridge Over 250,000 Canyon Lights will be up from […]