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Happy New Year! Mount Seymour Skiing

Happy New Year! Mount Seymour Skiing

Happy New Year everyone!! I hope you all had fantastic Christmas breaks and giggles over new year. Marc and I decided to have a quiet new years eve so that we could get up early and have an epic start to 2019. It worked. We went to bed early, then woke up to make it up to the slopes for some Mount Seymour skiing. I wrote a post about Skiing for Newbies, as last year we had our very first…

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Learning to Ski in Vancouver – Mount Seymour

Learning to Ski in Vancouver – Mount Seymour

This is a review about learning to ski on Mount Seymour. It has always seemed to me that most people that love skiing are people that first learned when they were children, and so have always been able to slide down slopes gracefully. It just doesn’t seem like the kind of thing that any sensible adult would like to learn from scratch. At the same time, I love mountains so it seems a shame that I’ve never had the pleasure…

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Vancouver Walks – Dog Mountain

Vancouver Walks – Dog Mountain

Dog Mountain might be the easiest mountain climb I have ever done! The payoff amazing. It is an easy hike with hardly any elevation gain, but you are rewarded by some stunning views over Vancouver as well as the surrounding mountains of the North Shore. The trail-head starts in the car park for Mount Seymour. This means most of the hard work is done by your car, as the start of the walk is already quite high up. Unfortunately this…

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Walking in Vancouver – Mount Seymour

Walking in Vancouver – Mount Seymour

Our next adventure in Vancouver is our first ever Canadian mountain! Marc’s friends Bernhard and Reinhold were planning to walk up Mount Seymour and they kindly invited us to join them. Mount Seymour is one of the mountains that you can see from false creek. So I have been looking up at it longingly from our first day here. It is popular with hikers in the summertime and it looks like you can also ski there in winter. Although it…

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