7 Gorgeous Vancouver Hikes for Fall Colours

Hiking amongst larches at Frosty Mountain in Manning Provincial Park

Hiking at Frosty Mountain in Manning Provincial Park. Photo credit: HappiestOutdoors.ca

Have you heard the Albert Camus quote: “Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower”? Despite the chilly weather, fall is a great time to hike to experience the explosion of colour that this ‘second spring’ brings. Here are seven gorgeous Vancouver area hikes for fall colours.

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7 Gorgeous Vancouver Hikes for Fall Colours

8 Beginner-Friendly Places to Mountain Bike Near Vancouver

mountain bikers on a trail in North Vancouver, BC

Photo Credit: Vancouver’s North Shore Tourism

The Vancouver area is known around the world as a mountain biking destination. Since the late 80s and 90s, local riders and trail builders have been at the forefront of the mountain bike scene. That means Vancouver has lots of gnarly trails for expert riders. But if you’re just starting out, don’t be intimidated: there are tons of beginner-friendly trails in the Vancouver area too. Here’s run-down on some local riding areas.

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8 Beginner-Friendly Places to Mountain Bike Near Vancouver

8 Ways to Embrace Fall in Vancouver

photo: Clinton Wong

photo: Clinton Wong

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There’s no denying that summer in Vancouver was amazing and while it may have been difficult for some to leave summer behind (ourselves included), it’s easy to transition into Autumn if you embrace it fully. Here are 9 ways to fall in love with the changing leaves and cooler weather:

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8 Ways to Embrace Fall in Vancouver

Suffering from Grouse Grind Withdrawal? 500 Reasons to set your sights on Burnaby Mountain

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Photo: R. Weiss

Every year, loyal “grinders” experience a sense of loss when Mother Nature’s Stairmaster closes for the season. Without question, the Grouse Grind is a test of strength and endurance and one of Vancouver’s most popular hikes. However, winter’s unpredictable and changing mountain conditions mean seasonal trail closures which leave outdoor fitness fans looking for their next work-out.

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Suffering from Grouse Grind Withdrawal? 500 Reasons to set your sights on Burnaby Mountain