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

6 Unique Vancouver Area Snowshoe Tours to Experience This Winter

Snowshoeing on Grouse Mountain

Snowshoeing on Grouse Mountain. Photo: Tourism Vancouver/Rishad Daroowala

Hit the snowshoe trails with a guide this winter. Vancouver’s North Shore mountains are offering lots of fun guided snowshoe experiences. With six types of tours to choose from, one of these unique Vancouver snowshoe tours is sure to land on your winter bucket list.

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6 Unique Vancouver Area Snowshoe Tours to Experience This Winter

Where to Try Snowshoeing Near Vancouver: 5  Beginner-Friendly Places to Go

A group of snowshoers at Grouse Mountain near Vancouver

Photo credit: Grouse Mountain

Snowshoeing is one of the easiest winter sports you can try. If you can walk, you can snowshoe! Vancouver’s North Shore Mountains are a great place to try snowshoeing for the first time. Bundle up in some warm clothes and head to one of these five beginner-friendly snowshoeing trails. Continue reading:
Where to Try Snowshoeing Near Vancouver: 5  Beginner-Friendly Places to Go

Live 4 Snow – Get Your Snowshoes On!

Photo: Rob Weiss

Early weather reports promise Vancouverites an above average and perhaps an epic snow year. Furthermore, Accuweather predicts the potential for a couple of Arctic intrusions, “which may set the stage for a few snow events near the coast.” While many will cringe at the thought of a “snow event,” those of us who adore winter, glance up at the North Shore Mountains with joy in our hearts. Yes, if you live for snow, this may be your year to try snowshoeing, and the trails will be opening soon!

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Live 4 Snow – Get Your Snowshoes On!

Get fit for the New Year with 3 local snowshoeing trips

Feeling post-Christmas cabin fever? Cure it with a vigorous snowshoeing excursion. Snowshoeing, the fastest growing outdoor winter sport in North America, is available at Vancouver’s urban slopes: Grouse Mountain, Cypress Mountain and Mount Seymour.

I have no idea how many Christmas treats I’ve consumed in the past week, but I do know that snowshoeing burns 1,000 calories an hour—much more than jogging or hiking. So take advantage of the gorgeous piste and get fit for 2012.

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Get fit for the New Year with 3 local snowshoeing trips