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Iceberg Lake – Whistler Hikes

Iceberg Lake – Whistler Hikes

The Iceberg Lake trail via 19 Mile Creek is one of the many incredible hikes that can take you up into the alpine meadows near Whistler. The hike finishes half way up Rainbow Mountain, right under Rainbow Glacier where parts of the Glacier melt into a bright blue, iceberg-filled lake. This is a moderately challenging hike, with almost 1000m elevation gain. But it is a pretty easy to follow path, and you’ll be treated to gorgeous forest, plenty of waterfalls,…

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Shadow Lake Loop – Whistler Hikes

Shadow Lake Loop – Whistler Hikes

The Shadow Lake Loop is a super easy walk close to the Sea to Sky Highway between Squamish and Whistler. It will take you past the Shadow Lake Reservoir (with fab views of the Black Tusk), through some pretty woodland and past some cool geological formations. This is part of the new-ish Sea to Sky trail, which is part of the massive Trans Canada Trail. I think it is a great little stop off on route to Whistler. Just be…

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Snowshoeing to Garibaldi Lake

Snowshoeing to Garibaldi Lake

One of the most incredible summer hikes near Vancouver and Whistler is to Garibaldi Lake (and then on to Panorama Ridge if you have enough puff.) However it is also a stunning area to go snowshoeing. After checking the avalanche warnings for the Sea to Sky Region, we decided to make the most of a gap in the rain to have a look at Garibaldi Lake in winter. If you fancy a fabulous adventure through snow-encrusted, sparkly trees, this is…

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Vancouver Road Trip – Sea to Sky loop

Vancouver Road Trip – Sea to Sky loop

There are quite a few amazing road trips close to Vancouver, but some of the most obvious ones (like Vancouver to Banff) can be a bit too long if you only have a few days to spare. When Marc’s brother Tom and girlfriend Andreia visited us, we were keen to show them some amazing mountain views, but we only had 5 days available. So, I got out a map and planned an adventure showing some of the best mountain landscapes…

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