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Archive of posts tagged "winter"

Get Warm Project

October 30th, 2011 @ 12:56pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Back in 2008 locals organized themselves through Twitter, emptied their closets, and formed an impromptu warm clothing drive called “Tweetup Heatup“. Many saw the snow and frost around them and instantly thought of those on our streets, out in the cold. The forecast is calling for our coldest winter in 20 years and once again […]

Canadian Snowmobile in Whistler

November 28th, 2010 @ 10:46am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Having spent more time in Whistler during the spring and summer months, I’m familiar with its many activities outside of carving up the snow-covered slopes. Even when the mountain opens up for its world-famous winter season you can still find plenty to do if you’re not a skiier or snowboarder. From ziplining to snowshoeing, the […]

The Red Sock Project in Vancouver

November 22nd, 2010 @ 2:00pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

As temperatures dip below freezing and beyond, thoughts turn to those on Vancouver’s streets and their need to keep warm this winter. Nood in Gastown has launched a campaign along with the Salvation Army that will supply Vancouver’s less fortunate with at the very least, a warm pair of socks. Photo credit: Nood Canada on […]

Local Mountain Season Openings 2008

December 12th, 2008 @ 8:07pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Cypress, Grouse, and Seymour are the beloved local mountains of our region that provide us with a natural playground, hiking trails, drinking water, and in the winter time a source of much joy and fun as we play and carve through their snowy wonderlands. Opening dates for the locals had been moved back due to […]