9 Vancouver Winter Activities that Adrenaline Junkies Will Love

Ice climbing with Mountain Skills Academy in Whistler

Ice climbing. Photo: Mountain Skills Academy

Warm-up this winter in Vancouver by getting your blood pumping with an adrenaline rush. Try extreme sports like ice climbing and bungee jumping, ride a snowmobile or bobsled, or soar through the air on a zipline or helicopter. You won’t want to miss these adventurous Vancouver winter activities.

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9 Vancouver Winter Activities that Adrenaline Junkies Will Love

Winter Fun: Free Snowshoeing Trails Near Vancouver

Hollyburn Mountain. Photo credit: Taraneh Jerven

We decided to get the family snowshoes this winter. Over the Christmas holiday, my husband and I, plus our  three-month-old, joined the hordes of snowshoeing enthusiasts on Vancouver’s nearby mountains: Grouse, Cypress and Seymour.

Snowshoeing, the most rapidly growing winter sport, attracts all kinds: the super fit, casual day trippers, athletic families, sledders who hike up and slide down…

It’s a simple sport; if you can walk, you can snowshoe. The benefits – stunning winter wonderland scenery and healthy exertion – are addictive.

Our adventures are only just beginning, but here are two great snowshoeing treks we’ve tried near Vancouver which are free if you bring your own gear. Continue reading:
Winter Fun: Free Snowshoeing Trails Near Vancouver