Coliseum Mountain – Turning legs into jelly!

Coliseum Mountain – Turning legs into jelly!

Squee! I am going to share another amaaaazing walk near Vancouver – Coliseum Mountain. This might be the most epic walk so far! There was a long hike before the start, several hours of steep climbing followed by some epic scrambling up to the top. Coliseum Mountain is also the biggest faker of a mountain. There are so many views that look like they are the peak from below. I thought we’d reached the summit at least six times before…

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Vancouver Sights – Nitobe Memorial Garden

Vancouver Sights – Nitobe Memorial Garden

I found a really really pretty place o the edge of UBC. It is called Nitobe Memorial Garden and it is like a mini slice of Japan transplanted onto the edge of Vancouver! I have grown to love Japanese gardens. I mean, they weren’t something that I expected to like as a teenager when I first got to Japan. It’s just I have visited so many amazing examples, that I couldn’t help but start to appreciate them. I used to live…

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Vancouver Walks – Pacific Spirit Park and naked hiking

Vancouver Walks – Pacific Spirit Park and naked hiking

This is another short walk; Like Black Mountain, you can easily do it after work! We went for a wander around Pacific Spirit Park, then followed the coast back around to wreck Beach. I’ve been along part of this trail once before (you can see our beach trail walk here…) but this time we walked in the opposite direction. A couple of weeks ago I saw a blog with some gooorgeous photos of Bowen Island. As Marc and I had…

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Vancouver Walks – Goat Mountain

Vancouver Walks – Goat Mountain

Oooh I am so excited to write about this one! Marc and I attempted to climb Goat Mountain near the end of July. There was still so much snow that I almost fell off a cliff after slipping down a steep mountainside! (You can read about it on my post about Dam Mountain here. ) The thing is, it was SUCH a pretty walk that we were both keen to go back and try Goat Mountain again once the snow…

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