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Belcarra Regional Park – Jug Island and Admiralty Point Trails

Belcarra Regional Park – Jug Island and Admiralty Point Trails

I’d like to introduce you to another one of the gorgeous parks near Vancouver; Belcarra Regional Park. We are still exploring as much as we can locally as that is still the current advice here in BC. This regional park is 30-40 minutes drive from Vancouver; So it’s super popular with families, and you’ll find lots of people having picnics at the various beaches. We have never been excited by sitting on the beach so we explored a couple of…

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St Marks Summit – Cypress Mountain Hikes

St Marks Summit – Cypress Mountain Hikes

St Mark’s Summit is a great hike for early summer if you live near Vancouver. You get to experience the start of the Howe Sound Crest Trail that follows along the Britannia Range of Mountains, past some incredible old growth trees with pretty mountain and sea views. The path is easy to follow, and not too exhausting if you are used to Vancouver’s North Shore Mountains. If you fancy a quiet hike- this is probably not the best hike for…

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Harrison Grind – Campbell Lake Trail

Harrison Grind – Campbell Lake Trail

We finally went on a real hike! We started with the Harrison Grind/ Campbell Lake trail, which is super close to Harrison Hot Springs in BC. The trail winds its way up Mount Agassiz past a viewpoint and a pretty lake. It is perfect for a mini adventure. Things are starting to open up here in BC, so although we are still staying local-ish, we are now allowed to visit the mountains. It takes about an hour and a half…

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The Glorious Mountains of Vancouver’s North Shore – A Review

The Glorious Mountains of Vancouver’s North Shore – A Review

I’d like to share another one of my favourite books to for planning and getting excited for climbing (and bagging) Vancouver’s North Shore Mountains; The Glorious Mountains of Vancouver’s North Shore. If you live near Vancouver and like hiking, you will really enjoy this book. It is colourful, full of maps and photos and an absolute pleasure to read. I use it to find out about the myriad of possible routes, and for getting an idea about how difficult trails will…

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