Get easy access to stunning nature (car-free!) with the Vancouver Parkbus

Image sourced from Parkbus Vancouver | Facebook.com

Luckily, for those without a car in Vancouver, it’s fairly easy to access some amazing nature trails with transit. However, if you want to get out of the city to experience a whole new level of nature, it gets a bit trickier.

Enter: Parkbus, a genius idea to transport passengers to areas that are typically not accessible unless you have a car. It’s “Canada’s bus to the great outdoors!”

Now operating in cities across Canada, the Vancouver Parkbus offers return trips to four of the best parks in our province. They also offer group hike activities (which are especially good if you’re afraid of bears) and a new “Yoga in the Wild” class!

Continue reading:
Get easy access to stunning nature (car-free!) with the Vancouver Parkbus

Chasing Sunrise Gets you Out of Bed and on a Mountain before 6AM

chasing sunrise unique vancouver

Image courtesy of Chasing Sunrise

Long before most people are out of bed, there’s a group of dedicated sunrise-lovers who will be meeting up in a parking lot, trekking up a mountain, and waiting until that moment when the first rays of light creep up over a distant mountain and set the sky ablaze with colours.

This group is known as Chasing Sunrise, a community that devotes itself to experiencing more adventures, more experiences, and more mind-blowing memories. Unlike other meetup groups in Vancouver, this one has a clear motivation in mind. To make sure that people will look back at their events and whisper to themselves “damn, that was awesome”.

Continue reading:
Chasing Sunrise Gets you Out of Bed and on a Mountain before 6AM

Cypress Provincial Park

CypressIt’s nearing the end of the hiking season, but with some above-seasonal days on the horizon, it’s still a great time to hike!

The North Shore Mountains of Vancouver – Cypress, Grouse and Seymour – are spectacular sights that beckon Vancouverites and visitors to leave the city behind and get back to the great outdoors.

Continue reading:
Cypress Provincial Park