July 2022 Vancouver Area Hike of the Month: Lightning Lakes Loop

View from the Lightning Lakes day use area in Manning Park

View from the Lightning Lakes Day Use area in E.C. Manning Provincial Park. Photo: Taryn Eyton/HappiestOutdoors.ca

On a hot summer day, a hike with lots of shade and a lake to jump into is the best plan. Make a day trip out to E.C. Manning Provincial Park to hike the Lightning Lakes Loop Trail, finishing with a swim.

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July 2022 Vancouver Area Hike of the Month: Lightning Lakes Loop

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

6 Places to Ski Near Vancouver This Winter

The chairlift at Grouse Mountain in Vancouver

Chairlift on Grouse Mountain. Photo: Tourism Vancouver/Kazutoshi Yoshimura

Feel the swish of snow beneath your feet and the cold wind in your face: ski season is almost here! Due to COVID-19, the 2020/21 ski season will be a little different, but Vancouver’s local resorts are committed to safety and have put measures in place to ensure you can ski and ride this winter. Here’s everything you need to know about how to ski in Vancouver this winter at six local ski resorts. Continue reading:
6 Places to Ski Near Vancouver This Winter

Where to Go Cross-Country Skiing Near Vancouver

Cross country skiing near Vancouver

Photo: Tourism Whistler/Mike Crane

Cross-country skiing is a great way to explore the winter landscape. You can get a full-body workout or go for a casual cruise with friends. There are four cross-country ski areas near Vancouver to choose from. 

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Where to Go Cross-Country Skiing Near Vancouver

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