Grouse Mountain’s Enchanting Light Walk Brightens up the Night

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Image courtesy of Grouse Mountain

Night time is getting a bit brighter on Grouse Mountain thanks to their enchanting new Light Walk experience. Open daily at dusk, the Light Walk is a free mountain-top activity that is a great excuse to get a bit more fresh air and exercise at night.

Not only is it a great view with your own eyes, it also makes for some pretty amazing photo opportunities as well!

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Grouse Mountain’s Enchanting Light Walk Brightens up the Night

Winter Walk on Vancouver’s Wreck Beach – Clothing Highly Recommended

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Flickr: Davide Tortora

Wreck Beach, Vancouver’s infamous clothing optional beach is a summer hotspot, but have you considered a winter walk along this iconic stretch of sand? Situated in Pacific Spirit Regional Park below the cliffs of the UBC Endowment Lands, Wreck Beach features 7.8 km of magnificence! Winter is one of my favourite times to explore this natural treasure. The naked sunbathers, musicians, artists, drummers, fast food vendors and crowds are on their winter hiatus leaving ample opportunity to explore and discover this stunning stretch of shoreline.

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Winter Walk on Vancouver’s Wreck Beach – Clothing Highly Recommended

10 Outdoor Resolutions for 2016

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Photo: R. Weiss

It’s that time of year again. Time for my annual commitment to lose weight, improve my fitness level and decrease my carb intake. Despite my best intentions, historically by the end of January I have usually failed. Chocolate replaces carrot sticks, beer replaces water, and a mystery novel replaces my workout at the gym. You understand and hopefully relate to my pattern.

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10 Outdoor Resolutions for 2016

A Walk on the Pier: Road Trip to White Rock

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Photo: R. Weiss

Who can resist a walk on pier? From Santa Monica to Brighton Beach, piers around the world have come to symbolize coastal living. One of my favourite local walks is along the White Rock pier and promenade. Built in the 1920’s the White Rock pier attracts residents and tourists year round. Recently, in a push to put White Rock on the map, city staffers attempted to determine if the pier ranked as the longest wooden structure in Canada. Unfortunately, the City of White Rock lost the title for Canada’s longest pier to Port Neuf, Quebec. Nonetheless, at 1,500 feet long a stroll along the pier is well worth the road trip to the Semiahmoo Peninsula.

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A Walk on the Pier: Road Trip to White Rock

Puddle Jumping at Spanish Banks

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Photo: R. Weiss

When is the last time you jumped in a puddle? Wholeheartedly, unabashedly, jumped in with both feet? Clearly the “Wet Coast” rains have arrived. As Vancouverites, we can choose to stay inside or we can embrace the inevitable and enthusiastically pull on our boots and seek out those puddles. There is no reason to stop walking just because the rainy season is here.

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Puddle Jumping at Spanish Banks