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Hiking Spotlight: High Falls

If you love waterfalls then you don’t want to miss the High Falls Creek trail. Along the trail, the views of the Squamish Valley and the Tantalus Range are unparalleled. Many people consider it one of the most awe-inspiring and scenic trailheads in the region. A Dangerous Trail That Requires Caution The High Falls Creek is not a trail for novices or families. It is dangerous and steep. Individuals who have a fear of heights should skip this one. The desire to stick your head out over the edge is often overwhelming but you should avoid the temptation because you can easily … Read More»

Ultimate Guide to Squamish Patios

The warm and sunny days of summer are here in Squamish and that means it's time to make the most out of the extended daylight. What better way to soak up some rays and catch up with an old friend then dining on one of the many picturesque patios in Squamish? We created the ultimate guide to Squamish patios to help you make the most of the summer rays and dine al fresco this summer. Enjoy and share! Our Picks:  Top Seven Patios in Squamish Here are the top seven patios in Squamish that you are going to want to check out this summer season: The Watershed: The Watershed is Squamish’s … Read More»

Events Not to Miss this August

Events Not to Miss This August: Squamish has a ton of great happenings and events this August, we compiled our top pics of things to do in and around Squamish. For the most comprehensive local event calendar click here, and if you would like to have your event featured, simply send us an email  - or check out our advertising memberships Health and Wellness:   Teacher Training with Julia McCabe This course is designed for new and experienced students who are looking to immerse or teach yoga. It is a great option for those interested in staying local to … Read More»

Mid-Summer Mountain Bike Trail Update by Ridebc

Summer arrived early in May, left for a wet Junuary, and is has been back in full force for the month of July. From slick muddy days to smokey skies and dusty trails, we've seen it all in the past two months. August looks to be cooling down with rain in the mix to bring the trails back to their prime for the rest of the summer. Seeing locals and visitors alike enjoying these varied conditions is a testament to the adaptability of this great sport. I'd like to think a rider's ability to enjoy themsleves on a Squamish ride is weather independent. Being able to hold your speed through a … Read More»

Squamish Hiking Trail Spotlight: Petgill Lake

The Petgill Lake trail is a superb trail if you want to enjoy the stunning scenery of the Pacific Northwest. The trail is geared towards an intermediate skill level. It spans 11.5 kilometers and will take you about six hours to complete. The best time to hit the trail is during the summer months. In the spring, it is extremely muddy and prone to rain showers. The Start of the Petgill Lake Trail The trailhead is located along the Sea to Sky Highway. It sits near the Murrin Provincial Park. There is an old wood marker that denotes the start of the trailhead. You will see the trail where it … Read More»

Spotlight: Norm Hann SUP

Norm Hann is a local SUP legend with a huge passion for the ocean, coastlines and  the powerful connection between people and our environment. Norm Hann heads up ‘Norm Hann Expeditions’. Through his company, he shares his love of stand up paddleboarding. His expeditions focus on creating a unique experience for his groups. He offers Paddle Canada Instructor courses and also Paddle Camps. Ontario Beginnings His British Columbia story starts  after a university basketball and high school teaching career in Sudbury, Ontario he made the decision to travel west to enroll; in a wilderness … Read More»

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