New Year New You – Your Squamish Health and Wellness Guide
Did you make a New Year’s resolution to live a healthier lifestyle? In fact, resolutions about healthy living are one of the most common. Luckily, if you live in the Squamish area it is easy to keep your 2019 promise for a healthier ‘new year new you’ because the entire area is vibrant with outdoor adventures and health-related businesses.
Climb to New Heights in the New Year
Climbers from all over the world flock to Squamish’s for the climbing opportunities. There are routes mapped out that meet the needs of all skill sets. The Via Ferrata is at the top of the Sea to Sky Gondola and features metal rungs with a special cable system. If you are a newbie, why not try out the Mountain Skills Academy’s Via Feratta to learn the basics? The Stawamus Chief, “The Chief,” is an impressive granite monolith that towers 700 meters over Howe Sound and Squamish. There are innumerable climbing routes around it for every skill set. Shannon Falls, Grand Wall Boulders, Murrin Park, and the Smoke Bluffs are other popular climbing hotspots.
Improving Your Physical Self to Reach Your New Year Goals
At Reach Physiotherapy, you can improve your physical self, so you can conquer all your health-related goals and enjoy everything that Squamish has to offer. The health professionals and physical therapists at Reach Physio are dedicated to helping you recover from any injury or physical pain, so you can return to an active lifestyle.
Seek Community Connections, Peace and Health at Shala Yoga
If you are seeking peace, health, and camaraderie then why not try Shala Yoga. More than just a typical yoga studio, at Shala you can connect with other health-conscious individuals while you exercise not only your mind but also your body. Take a yoga class or practice meditation. Shala Yoga is a suitable place to focus on living a healthier lifestyle for the New Year.
Watersports to Meet Your Aquatic Spirit
Howe Sound is the crowning jewel in the Squamish region. You can windsurf, kayak, or paddleboard in the pristine fjord location. On the Squamish River, you can tackle whitewater rafting. If you love watersports, then you will not be disappointed!
Hiking Around the Squamish Area
Try out a day hike or embark on a multi-day adventure. Undoubtedly, the area around Squamish is a hiker’s paradise. There are a variety of trails located only 10 minutes from downtown.
When the Snow Arrives, it is Time for Winter Sports
Downhill skiing, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, heli-skiing, tubing snowshoeing, snowboarding, and cat skiing are just a few adventures that await you when the snow starts to fall. Locals do not let snow stop them but instead rejoice when the winter arrives because of the limitless outdoor activities.
Indoor Climbing Adventures Await at Ground Up
Let us face the facts, sure there are ample places to climb around Squamish, but the weather might not be ideal. However, do not despair because at Ground Up you can enjoy over 8,000 square feet of indoor climbing activities. Equipped with coaches and trainers, you can try out 40-foot-high routes or a 100-foot long bouldering wall. There is also a training area and tread wall. Ground Up is fun for young and old alike.
Mountain Bike Riding the Many Trails of Squamish
Around Squamish, there are 200 kilometers of mountain bike trails that meet every skill set. The mountain biking culture is alive and thriving in the area so why not grab your bike and head into the backcountry?
Fuel Your Body with Green Moustache
Delicious, nutritious, organic, whole-food restaurants. Serving up 100% organic food, juices, smoothies and desserts made fresh daily. The Green Moustache makes eating healthy fast and accessible.
This is just a small sampling of everything that Squamish has to offer to help you keep your New Year’s resolution to live a healthier lifestyle. The region is alive and vibrant with many activities to keep you active and vibrant year-round. Living a healthier life in the area will be one of the easiest commitments you have ever undertaken because you have limitless healthy choices.