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St Mark’s Summit

Add to Wishlist0St Marks Summit has one of the most incredible viewpoints looking over the Howe Sound. The unobstructed view will have you look down over the water and the Sea to Sky highway. Be sure to walk about 100m past the summit sign to find this little rocky outcrop for you finest profile pic …

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Curling

Add to Wishlist0Let’s be honest…curling looks dead easy on television. Though I can assure you you’ll soon change your mind when you’re sliding down the ice on your back. Vancouver’s Curling Club provide a great 2 hour intro to curling. You’ll need a group of 8 ideally, and it’ll cost you about $25 each. You’ll …

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Stanley Park Sea Wall

Add to Wishlist0Stanley Park stands at the heart of Vancouver and has become synonymous with the city’s reputation for outdoor living. The park’s outer boundary is defined by the Stanley Park sea wall. At approximately 9km around, the tour of the sea wall is the perfect way to stretch your legs whilst admiring the beauty …

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Lynn Valley

Add to Wishlist0Lynn Valley park was the very first trail i did when I arrived in Vancouver. The park offers many kilometers of trails that meander through this temperate rainforest. You’ll look up in awe at the size of these trees, covered in the green moss which indicates how clean the air is. Lynn Valley …

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Quarry Rock at Deep Cove

Add to Wishlist0The Quarry Rock trail is a great way to explore the forests and views of BC, without venturing too far from Vancouver.  This trail is particularly popular because of the fact it’s so easy, so perhaps go during the week when it’s a little quieter! It actually makes a nice hike regardless of …

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The Chief

Add to Wishlist0The Chief makes a great day trip from Vancouver. It’s often regarded a second intro to hiking in Vancouver, after the Grouse Grind. The trail starts with an uncompromising climb up a series of man-made staircases, before splitting at a couple of well marked intersections that take you two one of the three …

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Tunnel Bluffs

Add to Wishlist0The hike to Tunnel Bluffs is fairly short at 8km, and will take you about 5 hours to complete. Ready yourself for the view of your life overlooking the Howe Sound. You’ll find the trail map here. The trail climbs approximately 600m and you’ll need to wear good trail shoes to navigate the loose …

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Elfin Lakes

Add to Wishlist0Elfin Lakes are a local favorite. At 22km round-trip the trail may seem daunting, but the walk is relatively easy with wide, well trodden paths. A fabulous family friendly day trip with views over Garibaldi Park. You’ll find the trail map here. If you’re feeling energetic, you can continue the hike beyond Elfin …

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High Falls Creek Trail Head

Add to Wishlist15 hours. 12km. 650m elevation. A very undiscovered trail which will quickly give you views over the magnificent Squamish valley. The trail involves some steep scramble sections where you’ll use your hands and feet, but nothing too severe. The trail looks over the creek to the right and involves some exposure to heights. …

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Panorama Ridge

Add to Wishlist0Ever since arriving in British Columbia, Panorama Ridge was top of my local bucket list. Panorama viewpoint will forever remain one of my favorite places on earth. Sit at the viewpoint on the ridge and contemplate your existence on this awe-inspiring planet whilst trying to decide what words you’ll use to describe the …

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