Summer is here and the temperature is heating up in Squamish BC! Enjoy our insider tips to staying cool pre 0r post your next Squamish Adventure!
Cool Breeze on top of the Sea to Sky Gondola – On a hot sunny summer day look no further than the Sea to Sky gondola to cool you down with refreshing views & a cool breeze.
Hiking on a Glacier – The snowcapped mountains surrounding Squamish offer many glacier hiking options year round. Book a heli-hiking adventure today and throw a snowball in July!
Gelato Carina at Newport market is a must stop on your next Squamish Adventure, Gelato Carina serves the largest scoops of homemade gelato in the whole sea to sky. Mountain sized scoops for your mountain adventures!
Mountain Bike – Mountain biking can be tough on a hot summer day, however, we advise exploring the Alice Lake area and take a few lake breaks. Be sure to stop by for a Fresh juice at On the Farm after your mountain bike ride. You will feel refreshed refueled and ready for the Squamish Festivals & Events!
Remote Alpine Lake dip – If you are having trouble finding parking these days at the usual lakes these days, check out one of the remote alpine lakes only a short float plane flight away. Phantom lake offers stunning sandy white beaches and is only a 25 minute flight away. Book a float plane drop off & pick up today for you and your friends, remember swimsuits are optional but bugspray is not!
Cool off with a Patio Session – With stunning views from almost any location in Squamish, be sure to stop by one of our Local Favourite Restaurants following your Squamish adventure. The Howe Sound Inn offers stunning views served with locally brewed seasonal beverages, or grab a margarita at Pepe & Gringos. While Match eatery boasts a patio so close to the chief that you will feel inspired to try climbing it yourself!
Glacier Fed River Dip – With many glacier fed rivers in the Squamish area, these are a great spot to stop for a cool dip after your adventures, they are much less crowded than the lakes and offer a serene place to take a quick dip. Check out our guide for the best ways to explore Squamish waterways this summer for more refreshing ideas.
Spa Treatment – The Squamish girl loves adventures but also knows how to treat herself. Drop in at our Local Favourite Concrete Blonde for some air conditioned pampering this summer and treat yourself right!
Whitewater Rafting – Enjoy the day whitewater rafting in beautiful British Columbia wilderness with world class views. The glacier fed river will cool you down with fun splashes on the class 3-4 rapids or try floating beside the raft on one of the more calm river sections
Stand Up Paddle on the River – Try a Stand up paddle board lesson on the Mamquam river this summer, the glacier fed river will offer a refreshing cool down after this fun core work out! Book a tour or rent a stand up paddle board online today!