December’s Vancouver Hike of the Month: Rice Lake

Rice Lake Trail in North Vancouver

Photo: Taryn Eyton

North Vancouver’s Rice Lake in the Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve is a great place for an easy winter walk since it rarely has snow. The flat trail has beautiful views of the tranquil lake, which often boasts beautiful reflections.

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December’s Vancouver Hike of the Month: Rice Lake

8 Easy Snowshoe Trails Near Vancouver

Snowshoers at the Sea to Sky Gondola

Photo: Sea to Sky Gondola

Have you always wanted to try snowshoeing? It’s one of the easiest winter sports to master. If you’re just starting, try one of these easy snowshoe trails near Vancouver.

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8 Easy Snowshoe Trails Near Vancouver

Where to Go Sledding and Snow-Tubing Near Vancouver in Winter 2021/22

Kids on snow tubes at the Sea to Sky Gondola near Vancouver

Photo: Sea to Sky Gondola

Kids love sliding down a snowy slope, and adults will love unleashing their inner child to join in on the fun. Here are our picks for the best places to go sledding, tobogganing, and snow tubing near Vancouver for winter 2021/22.

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Where to Go Sledding and Snow-Tubing Near Vancouver in Winter 2021/22

4 Places to Ice Skate Outdoors Around Vancouver in Winter 2021/22

Mountain top ice skating on a pond at Grouse Mountain near Vancouver

Photo: Grouse Mountain

Vancouver’s mild winters mean that it doesn’t usually get cold enough to skate on frozen ponds. However, thanks to modern technology, you can still skate outdoors on hand-built rinks. Here are four places to go ice skating outdoors around Vancouver in winter 2021/22.

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4 Places to Ice Skate Outdoors Around Vancouver in Winter 2021/22

7 Things To Do at Iona Beach Regional Park

Birds at Iona Beach Regional Park

Photo: peter P/Unsplash

Did you know you can escape to nature right next to Vancouver International Airport? Check out Iona Beach Regional Park for biking, hiking, bird watching, incredible views of the ocean, and lots more. Use this guide to plan your trip to Iona Beach Regional Park in Richmond.

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7 Things To Do at Iona Beach Regional Park

Vancouver Outdoor Community Spotlight: Judy Kasiama of Colour the Trails

Judy Kasiama of Colour the Trails on the Stawamus Chief. Photo: Pavel Boiko

Judy Kasiama of Colour the Trails on the Stawamus Chief. Photo: Pavel Boiko

With our proximity to nature, Vancouver has a thriving community of outdoor lovers who help make nature accessible. Judy Kasiama is working to expand that community through the organization she founded, Colour the Trails. They host outdoor events and workshops for Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour (BIPOC).

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Vancouver Outdoor Community Spotlight: Judy Kasiama of Colour the Trails

Everything You Need to Know About Skiing Near Vancouver in Winter 2021/22

Skier at Cypress Mountain in Vancouver

Skiing at Cypress Mountain. Photo: Destination BC/Insight Photography

Ski season is almost here! Do you have questions about opening dates, masks, vaccines, and advance booking at ski resorts? Here’s everything you need to know about how to ski near Vancouver this winter.

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Everything You Need to Know About Skiing Near Vancouver in Winter 2021/22

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