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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. When I lived I drove it at least twice a year, and now that I live in Squamish, I drive it about twice a month. The Sea to Sky Highway is a gorgeous drive …

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Backcountry Huts in British Columbia and the Canadian Rockies

Backcountry huts give hikers, climbers, and skiers a warm and dry place to sleep, eat, and chill out between adventures. Thankfully there are dozens of backcountry huts in British Columbia and the Canadian Rockies. In this post, I’ve got basic info for over 80 backcountry cabins in BC and Alberta. The listing for each hut …

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Where to Go Snowshoeing in Whistler

Whistler might be best known for skiing, but it has great snowshoeing too. (And it’s waaaay less expensive than skiing!) In this guide to snowshoeing in Whistler I’ll give you info and directions for 10 different trails ranging from super-flat beginner trails to all-day epics treks in the backcountry. This guide covers 10 snowshoe trails …

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Camping in Whistler, BC: The Best Campgrounds

Camping in Whistler is a great way to enjoy nature while also saving money on accommodations. As a local, I’ve got all the info you need to know to find a great Whistler campground whether you are pitching a tent, doing van life, or RVing. I’m going to be straight with you though: there aren’t …

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Cheakamus River Snowshoe Trail in Whistler

One of my favourite places to snowshoe in Whistler is a loop along the banks of the Cheakamus River using the Farside and Riverside Trails. You’ll snowshoe through the gorgeous snowy forest, get views of the river canyon, and cross a spectacular suspension bridge. The Cheakamus River snowshoe trail is rated easy to moderate, so …

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Hike to Parkhurst Ghost Town in Whistler

If you want to get off-the-beaten-path in Whistler, try hiking to Parkhurst Ghost Town. This former logging settlement on the shores of Green Lake is littered with historical artefacts including collapsed buildings, abandoned cars, old stoves, and even an intact cabin. The town has been uninhabited since the 1960s and is slowly being reclaimed by …

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