Have you done the Crunch? No, not the ab exercise, but the fitness trail in Coquitlam that involves climbing 473 stairs followed by an uphill hike that gains 250 metres in 2.2 kilometres. It’s a physical challenge that you just might want to add to your September bucket list! Climb the Coquitlam Crunch While the […]
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Though the rain can be a downer, don’t let the wet stuff put the brakes on your active lifestyle. This is the perfect time of year for exploring new places and trying fresh activities that will test your brain and body. If you’re looking for something new, check out these fun ideas out of Coquitlam […]
Celebrate all things hiking with free guided hikes, backcountry education and fun, educational family activities on Sunday, September 18th during Hike Fest at the Sea to Sky Gondola. Hike Fest: Registered Activities Registered activities include a Sea to Summit Trail Hike, the Via Ferrata Experience, Al’s Habrich Trail (full version to pond), Half Version of […]
Hiking is a part of life in Metro Vancouver, whether it’s a stroll through Stanley Park or a climb up to a spectacular mountain lookout. The Dog Mountain trail from Mount Seymour is rated as an easy hike, a drive up to the parking lot helping with most of the elevation gain, with rewarding views. […]
Nanaimo’s annual festival of food, Feastival returns for the second year, June 17-18, 2016. It features a tradeshow event, family cooking classes, celebrity chefs, and Sips at Feastival, featuring local craft breweries, small-batch island wineries, local artisanal spirit producers. I recently wrote a story for FestivalSeekers about another major component of the festival: the third […]