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Learn to be self-sufficient in the backcountry. This is a great next step to start getting into more complex terrain.

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Weekender’s Guide to Summer in the Sea to Sky

The weekend is coming up, there’s sun in the forecast, but you have no plans! What are you going to do? The Sea to Sky corridor from North Vancouver to Whistler is filled with adventures for the timid to thrill-seekers. Let’s say it’s a long weekend and you want to fill it with the most amazing, unique memories to hold you until the next long weekend. Here’s what you might get up to… Day 1 – Britannia & Squamish You’ve left Vancouver and are heading

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Getting the Rock Climbing Season Started

Spring has sprung early on Canada’s West Coast. There’s still good ski touring to be had at the alpine elevations, yes. But with snow packs in the valley bottoms quickly disappearing, summer recreation sports are already kickstarting. Warm sunny days have dried out the crags and the climbers are already clamoring over the available routes. So to help you get fit and ready for summer, here’s our advice for an early start to rock climbing season. Start with a proper fitness base Base fitness is

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