Arbutus Greenway – Local Vancouver Walks

Arbutus Greenway – Local Vancouver Walks

The Arbutus Greenway is an easy path to explore if you live in Vancouver. The route follows along a former rail corridor so it never gets very steep, but there are quite a few places with fantastic views. This is a great cycle route, but while we are self isolating, it seemed like it might be a good option for us to stretch our legs. We walked the whole way to the Fraser River, and then found a different route…

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Trout Lake – Local Vancouver Walks

Trout Lake – Local Vancouver Walks

Trout Lake is a pretty lake in John Hendry Park, East Vancouver. The Trout Lake beach has fantastic views out to the North Shore Mountains. The rest of the park is nice to wander around and has pretty good facilities although most things are closed at the moment due to covid-19. It sounds like lock down/ self isolation rules are a little different all around the world. Here in Vancouver if at all possible, everyone is supposed to work from…

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Alice Lakes – Four Lakes Trail

Alice Lakes – Four Lakes Trail

Alice Lakes is the name of a Provincial Park located between Squamish and Whistler. There are several different trails in this area, but the most obvious is a loop called the Four Lakes Trail, which takes you through pretty forest past four lakes; Alice Lake, Edith Lake, Fawn Lake and Stump Lake. This whole area was created by the collapse of Mount Garibaldi’s lava flows hundreds of thousands of years ago; Leaving mini hills and lakes as the glaciers receded….

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Monty Update – Social Distancing edition

Monty Update – Social Distancing edition

How are you all (and your pets) coping with self isolation? Marc and I have both been really lucky that our workplaces have allowed us both to start working from home. I have now been working at our kitchen table for a month. The first weekend we managed to go skiing before all the ski slopes closed. The second weekend we were still allowed out into the provincial parks, so we could explore easy trails. Then everything got locked down,…

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