Archive of posts tagged "snow"

#SkiNorthBC Shredding at Shames


Friday, March 10th, 2017 — 9:00am PDT
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This winter I partnered with SnowSeekers, with whom I have done a few fun assignments, to share their #SkiNorthBC stories from destinations in Northern BC. The team visited Powder King, Terrace, Smithers, Quesnel, Troll Ski Resort, spent 72 Hours in Smithers, explored Hudson Bay Mountain, and visited Terrace. The FINAL story is from SnowSeekers #SkiNorthBC […]

Photos of Vancouver in the Snow


Tuesday, December 6th, 2016 — 7:05am PDT
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Snow hit Vancouver on December 5th, giving the city its first official snow day since 2014 and bringing with it both traffic chaos and peaceful playtime in the fluffy white flakes. Since its such a rarity, many took to social media to share their photos of our pre-winter wonderland, here are some of my favourites: […]

SnowSeekers BC Snow Stories for January 2016


Wednesday, January 13th, 2016 — 2:31pm PDT
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Night hikes along ice-filled canyons, airline deals, cheering on world-class athletes, and mid-mountain dining are all featured in this month’s set of stories on SnowSeekers.ca. SnowSeekers BC Snow Stories for January 2016 I get to write alongside a talented (and adventurous) team of influencers and story-tellers on SnowSeekers.ca and here are some of our highlighted […]

Archive Photos of the Day: Vancouver Snow Photos


Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 — 10:44am PDT
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The Lower Mainland received a healthy dose of snowman-worthy snow over the last few days and although much didn’t stick downtown, I found evidence in the Vancouver Archives that such wasn’t always the case. Downtown Vancouver has definitely seen its share of snow days over the last century: Vancouver Snow Photos 1937: Courthouse (now Vancouver […]

Boundary Bay Snowy Owls


Monday, January 16th, 2012 — 10:15am PDT
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A few weeks ago, arctic-dwelling Snowy Owls migrated to Boundary Bay (bordered by Surrey to the East and Delta to the West). These birds are on BC’s Endangered Species list under a code “blue” which means they are “considered to be of Special Concern (formerly Vulnerable) in British Columbia. Blue-listed taxa are at risk, but […]