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The Best Hikes in Squamish, BC (From a Local)

I’ve lived in Squamish for over a year, but before I moved here, I hiked in Squamish all the time. I’ve done tons of hikes near Squamish so I’ve put together a list of the best hikes in Squamish. Between hiking trails, mountain biking trails, and dirt bike trails, there are literally hundreds of hiking …

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Most Instagrammed Hikes in Vancouver in 2022

This list of the most Instagrammed hikes in Vancouver was first published in February 2017. I updated the numbers each year. I’ve run the numbers fresh for 2022… (drumroll please)… and this year the hikes on the list haven’t changed. (But you’ll still have to read the whole post to see which hike is number …

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2022 BC Backpacking Reservation Dates You Need to Know

British Columbia has hundreds of options for gorgeous backpacking trips. Most are free or require a permit, but for a few special trips, you need to make reservations in advance. If you’re planning ahead of time, these are the BC backpacking reservation dates you need to know for 2022. The most spectacular trips are often …

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The Best Hikes in Whistler: A Guide to All the Trails

As a life-long Vancouverite, I’ve been to Whistler more times than I can count. Since I’m not a skier, hiking in Whistler is my favourite thing to do when I visit. I’ve hiked most of the trails near Whistler and put together a list of the best hikes for you. There is a Whistler hike …

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Sea to Sky Highway Road Trip Guide: Driving from Vancouver to Whistler

As a local, I’ve lost track of how many times I’ve driven the Sea to Sky Highway from Vancouver to Whistler. I’d say I drive it at least twice a year, but probably more. It’s a gorgeous drive along the side of Howe Sound, an ocean fjord, and then up into the snowy mountains to …

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The 10 Best Hikes in Vancouver – A Local’s Guide

Vancouver is blessed with tons of gorgeous trails a short drive from downtown. There are a lot of articles online claiming to list the best hikes in Vancouver or the top 10 hikes near Vancouver. I’ve looked at them all and realized that often… I just don’t agree with all of their picks. I’ve lived …

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