Snowshoeing Hollyburn Mountain

In January, Jan and I took advantage of a perfect holiday Monday and snowshoed up Hollyburn Mountain. The views were bluebird! Here's a recap of our day and the hike up: The trail is free, and starts from the alpine area of Cypress Mountain. It's a left from the main road as you head towards the …

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Cypress Snowshoeing

A few weeks ago Jan and I decided to go for a quick afternoon snowshoe. We've gone up Hollyburn a few times, so we decided to check out the paid snowshoe trails in the Cypress resort. An adult trail ticket is $10, and you can get a season's pass for $99. The one bummer is …

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Al’s Habrich Ridge Trail Snowshoe

On Saturday, Jan and I joined our friends Greg, Martina and Christine for a day in the snow. We'd all done a bunch of snowshoeing on the North Shore Mountains (Grouse, Cypress and Seymour) this year, so we thought we'd venture further north and look for some new-to-us terrain. We decided to head to Squamish …

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Happy New Year! Looking Back at 2016 and Welcoming 2017

Happy New Year! I have to admit that I don't usually go nuts for New Year's Eve, but I love the new year. It's the perfect reminder to reset once a year, and I always take the opportunity to look back at the year that just ended and set some goals for the new one. I'll post …

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