Winter Hiking News

The view at Mt Fromme at the end of January.

We’re at the end of January and the mountains have been pretty lackluster for skiing and snowboarding this year. However, the low amount of snow on the local mountains has made some trails more accessible than usual for hiking. Here’s a recap of some of the recent outdoors/ hiking news around Vancouver:

1.  65-year-old Burnaby man dies of heart attack hiking BCMC Trail on Grouse Mountain. @Vancouver Sun
2. Two hikers caught going up Crown Pass without gear. @News 1130
3. COVER STORY: New details in the search for Tom Billings. @North Shore Outlook
4. North Shore mountain resorts welcome snow. @North Shore News
5. Should cameras be installed on popular hiking trails? @CBC News
6. Cypress Mountain and charging for rescue. @Oplopanax Horridus
7. Vancouver on the Cheap: Lynn Canyon. @Vancouver is Awesome
8. Body of missing senior found by hiker in North Vancouver. @News1130
9. Ruckle Provincial Park Photowalk. @Miss 604
10. Weak layers causing unstable snowpack. @News1130
11. The Best Gifts For Getting Lost In the Woods. @Gizmodo

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