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Snowshoeing Vancouver Area

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…

Day Hiking Vancouver Area

15 Unusual Hikes Near Vancouver

Most hikes go to a mountain top, a lake or a viewpoint. Those hikes are great, but sometimes you want something different. Something a little unusual. Something off-the-beaten path. Or even something even a little bit weird. Well don’t…

An abandoned building at the Parkhurst Ghost Town in Whistler, BC
Day Hiking Vancouver Area

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…

Day Hiking Vancouver Area

40+ Waterfall Hikes Near Vancouver

It might be cliche, but everyone loves to defy TLC and  “go chasin’ waterfalls”. I think waterfall hikes are some of the best because they are still beautiful in the rain and snow, so you can hike to them…