7 Scary things to do this October in Vancouver

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Now that Thanksgiving is officially over, it’s time to set your sights on the next most important day in October: Halloween! If you’re in the mood to get scared this month, we’ve listed out 7 of the spookiest and scariest things you can do this October in Vancouver.

Whether you just want a big fright, a manageable fright, or some knowledgeable insight to go with your spooky, good time, there’s something for everyone!

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7 Scary things to do this October in Vancouver

Need to escape the fog? Head to Vancouver’s North Shore

Photo credit: keepitsurreal | Flickr

Photo credit: keepitsurreal | Flickr

How’s this for a cruel joke? While downtown Vancouver has been lost in a blanket of fog for the last two weeks, the sun has been blazing down on parts of the North Shore, bringing a stretch of weather that’s more like August than October.

It’s all the result of the city’s latest temperature inversion. Vancouver is one of a handful of places on the planet prone at certain times of the year to this strange weather phenomenon.  In very basic meteorological terms, everything has gotten flipped. Normally, temperatures get cooler with elevation. But right now, a cool, dense air mass is trapped on the ground beneath a warmer layer of air.  Short story: The city is fogged in below the inversion cap.

But there is an easy way to get relief.  I found out for myself over the weekend when I checked out the North Shore’s Cypress Mountain. Continue reading:
Need to escape the fog? Head to Vancouver’s North Shore