Spring Hiking News

Catching the sunset on Galiano Island

Metro Vancouver officially opened the Grouse Grind on May 17 and that can only mean one thing – hiking season is here! Yes, there is still snow at elevation, but I was up at Hollyburn Ridge a few days ago and it looks pretty good for this time of year. Here are some good recent articles and resources for hiking around Vancouver and beyond:

1. Top Five Spring Hikes Near Vancouver. @Vancouver Trails
2. Hiking in Vancouver: Trail Guides and Resources. @Outdoor Vancouver
3. 10 Amazing Day Hikes Near Vancouver. @Unified Stream
4. Outdoor recreation contributes billions to B.C. economy. @Georgia Straight
5. Hikers reminded to be safe on the Grouse Grind. @CBC
6. Free Parking No Longer Available on Grouse. @Vancity Buzz
7. VI Spine Trail to create 700km hike from Victoria to Cape Scott. @Georgia Straight
8. Rescue on Diez Vista trail. @Coquitlam SAR
9. A New Hikers Guide For The Vancouver Area. @Vancouver Trails
10. Take the scenic route in Port Moody’s parks. @Georgia Straight
11. A Look at the new Sea to Sky Gondola. @Miss 604
12. Top 25 Hikes in Canada. @Explore Mag
13. Tips for Camping Solo. @Explore Mag
14. 8 tips for new hikers exploring B.C.’s backcountry. @ CBC News

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