Outdoor Adventure in Vancouver

Grouse Mountain

It’s no secret that one of the best things about living in Vancouver is our access to some of the most spectacular wilderness that you’ll find anywhere in the world. TransLink has made getting far away from the hustle even faster and easier, and will get you there and back to the city safely with new COVID protocols in place.

So grab your mask and good pair of hiking shoes and set out on this day of high mountain adventure, with a few tasty pit stops thrown in to keep you going. Continue reading:
Outdoor Adventure in Vancouver

7 Sunset Worthy Spots in Vancouver

After months of self-isolating, it makes sense to soak up as much of Vancouver’s urban nature as possible while the weather is good. If you’re looking to spend an evening watching the sky transform in a rainbow of yellows, oranges, pinks, purples, and blues, here’s a great list of places you can do it. Continue reading:
7 Sunset Worthy Spots in Vancouver

ComeBack to Attractions: Vancouver Attractions Welcome Locals Back

You likely don’t need to be reminded of what a fantastic city we live in, with so much to explore right in our own backyard. Now that local attractions are beginning to reopen their doors, it’s an excellent chance to freshen up on why Vancouver is so highly regarded.

Before we can welcome the rest of the world to come back, we want to invite locals to get reacquainted with all the reasons why we love this city. Here are just a few of the attractions and activities waiting for you when you’re ready to venture out beyond your neighbourhood and be a tourist in your own town. Continue reading:
ComeBack to Attractions: Vancouver Attractions Welcome Locals Back

9 Ways to Celebrate Snow at Grouse Mountain’s 24 Hours of Winter Event

24 Hours of Winter at Grouse Mountain Resort in Vancouver

Photo via GrouseMountain.com

Grouse Mountain’s annual 24 Hours of Winter Event has been a Vancouver favourite since it began in 2010. The resort keeps the gondola and ski lifts running overnight, plus adds in tons of fun activities. In 2020, 24 Hours of Winter happens on February 22nd and 23rd. Here are a few ways to celebrate winter during the event.

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9 Ways to Celebrate Snow at Grouse Mountain’s 24 Hours of Winter Event

8 Unique Outdoor Adventures Near Vancouver to Experience This Winter

Dogsledding in the Callaghan Valley near Whistler

Dogsledding in the Callaghan Valley near Whistler. Photo credit: Canadian Wilderness Adventures

While Vancouver’s mountains might be best known for skiing, that’s not the only thing to do here in the winter. Our city offers so many other winter outdoor adventures, some of which are truly special. Here are our picks for the most unique Vancouver outdoor adventures you’ll want to try this winter. 

 

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8 Unique Outdoor Adventures Near Vancouver to Experience This Winter

Vancouver Ski Hills are Open! Here’s What’s New for the 2019/2020 Season

Skiing at Whistler Blackcomb

Photo credit: Destination BC/Robin O’Neill

Vancouver is spoiled for choice when it comes to skiing and snowboarding. We have three local mountains on the North Shore, plus three more a short drive away to the north and east. With three of the ski resorts open already and the remaining three scheduled to open in the next week or two, we’re getting excited about hitting the slopes. Here’s what you can look forward to at each resort for the 2019/2020 season.

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Vancouver Ski Hills are Open! Here’s What’s New for the 2019/2020 Season

Grouse Mountain to open Saturday for skiing and riding!

grouse mountain ski season

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It’s the news that skiers and riders have been waiting to hear! Grouse Mountain is opening this Saturday to kick off the 2019/20 season with limited terrain starting on Saturday, November 30th at 9am.

Although we haven’t been getting much precipitation these days, the recent cold temperatures have allowed for some excellent snowmaking conditions.

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Grouse Mountain to open Saturday for skiing and riding!