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Outdoor Vancouver Newsletter 

March 30, 2017
Edition #50

The 14 Best Spring Hikes in Vancouver

You don’t need to wait for summer to get out and enjoy some incredible hikes. Panoramic lookouts, waterfalls, canyons, and forests can all be explored at elevations below the snow-line.

We’ve compiled the best spring hikes near Vancouver to get you started.

This isn’t an exhaustive list of all the spring hikes around Vancouver - just a collection of our 14 favorites. Hopefully you’ll find some new ideas for spring hikes to tackle while the weather is warming up.

See the 14 hikes here.


(Mostly) Local Outdoor News


1. Man dead after being caught in avalanche near Whistler. @CBC
2. Backcountry skiers rescued after North Shore avalanche. @CTV
3. Coquitlam couple has close encounters with cougars. @Global
4. Six rescued in four seperate searches in B.C's backcountry. @Metro
5. 4 teenagers lost near Grouse Mountain found. @CBC
6. Spring Backpacking near Vancouver. @Happiest Outdoors
7. Hiking the Sunshine Coast. @National Post
8. Singing Pass Trail Debacle — Simplified. @Medium
9. Outdoor enthusiast cries foul over B.C. Parks license plates. @CBC
10. Bridge disappears from West Vancouver trail. @NS News
11. Historic avalanche cycle creates extreme risk in the Rockies. @CBC
12. Google Trekker puts B.C. wilderness on the map. @Global

 



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UPCOMING EVENTS

World Ski & Snowboard Festival
April 7 - 16, 2017
MEC Lower Mainland Road Race Four
April 15, 2017
Creek Classic Triathlon & Duathlon
April 29, 2017

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GREAT HIKES FOR APRIL

  1. The Chief (Squamish)
  2. Mount Gardner (Bowen Island)
  3. Cypress Falls (West Van)
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