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Hardwired for Adventure

The latest news & blogs, events and featured seasonal favourites.

Latest News, Events and Activities

  • Experience

    Sea to Sky Gondola

    The Sea to Sky Gondola is your doorway to year-round outdoor adventure including, hiking, interpretive walks, panoramic views, viewing platforms and the 9,000 square foot Summit Lodge.

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  • Experience

    Britannia Mine Museum

    Britannia Mine Museum rocks! This 10-acre award-winning museum and National Historic Site is full of fun for the entire family.

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  • News & Blogs

    These are the most Instagrammed spots in Squamish

    Hike, snap, post! These Squamish spots appear most in the Instagram feeds of Squamish locals and visitors alike (and they don’t need a filter).

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  • Experience

    Heli & Flight-Seeing

    Super, Natural BC might seem like a major understatement once you’ve had the chance to explore Squamish from above.

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  • Experience

    Hiking

    Fall in love with Squamish on foot through one of its many hiking trails that will take you on trips along rivers, lakes, ancient rain forests and vast mountainous terrain.

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  • Experience

    Mountain Biking

    Cross country, downhill or freeride, you will not run out of satisfying singletrack in this town. Welcome to the home of some of the greatest mountain biking in Canada.

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  • Experience

    Whitewater Rafting

    Squamish is quickly becoming one of BC’s top whitewater rafting destinations, and if you can manage to take your eyes off the water even for a moment you’ll soon discover why.

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  • Experience

    Alice Lake Provincial Park

    One of the most talked about camping spots in BC, Alice Lake Provincial Park is a favourite local landmark known for its abundance of recreation and scenery amongst its four freshwater lakes Edith, Stump, Fawn and Alice.

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  • Experience

    Wind & Kite Surfing

    One of the world’s best wind and kite surfing spots is right here in Squamish.

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Featured Events

Squamish has some awesome events for all ages and interests throughout the year. We've listed just a few of our Signature Events, but you can use the Events Calendar to find out more.

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  • Day Out With Thomas

    Day Out With Thomas

    Visit everyone’s favourite engine and enjoy more than 10 attractions, including your very own ride aboard Thomas the Tank Engine himself.

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  • Refresh Market

    Refresh Market

    Squamish's hottest and largest indie marketplace for handmade, vintage and curated wares.

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  • Ore Crusher

    Ore Crusher

    The first in the Test of Metal series, this multi-lap classic XC race is a great race to start your season whatever level rider you may be.

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  • Squamish Farmers' Market

    Squamish Farmers' Market

    The Squamish Farmers' Market runs from 10am to 3pm every Saturday at the corner of Cleveland Avenue at Victoria Street in Downtown Squamish.

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  • Loop the Lakes Trail Race

    Loop the Lakes Trail Race

    This classic trail race shows off some of Squamish’s best terrain in distances of 8, 15 and 21km (plus a free 1km race for the kids).

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  • Test of Metal

    Test of Metal

    One of the most successful Canadian mountain bike events, the Test of Metal features a course of over 1,200 meters of climbing and 35 km of single-track that will take its top competitors only 2.5 hours to complete.

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  • 75th Anniversary of the launch of the Royal Hudson

    75th Anniversary of the launch of the Royal Hudson

    Join us to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the launch of the Royal Hudson. Gala dinner, evening entertainment, day-long events planned.

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  • BC Bike Race

    BC Bike Race

    The Ultimate Singletrack Experience. Day 6 of the 2016 BC Bike Race gives racers a serious taste of the very best singletrack for which Squamish is renowned.

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  • Squamish Beer Festival

    Squamish Beer Festival

    An outdoor celebration of craft beer culture in the heart of Downtown Squamish. 40 Breweries. Live Music. Local Food. One Ticket.

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  • Squamish Gear Jammer

    Squamish Gear Jammer

    A 52 kilometre point-to-point cross-country mountain bike race featuring some of Squamish’s most beloved - and challenging - cross-country singletrack.

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  • Squamish Wind Festival

    Squamish Wind Festival

    Paddle, play and soar at the Squamish Wind Festival, a free 3-day art and music festival celebrating all things wind and water.

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  • Squamish Days Loggers Sports Festival

    Squamish Days Loggers Sports Festival

    An action-packed weekend of strength, skill, speed and true Squamish spirit.

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  • Just Another Bike Race (JABR)

    Just Another Bike Race (JABR)

    Part of the Test of Metal group of events, this 40km race winds its way through some of the best single-track in Squamish and always tries to include something new.

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  • Squamish 50

    Squamish 50

    Created for runners by runners, the Squamish 50 is 50 miles of Western Canada’s best running terrain along with a 50km, 50/50, 23km, a kids run and a film fest.

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  • RBC GranFondo

    RBC GranFondo

    Ride the spectacular Sea to Sky Highway en masse during this one-day event when our favourite scenic highway is closed to bike traffic only.

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  • ARC'TERYX Climbing Academy

    ARC'TERYX Climbing Academy

    A three-day celebration of mountain culture including international speakers, seminars, live music, product demos and clinics on all topics related to climbing.

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Trip Planning

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  • Rock Climbing

    Every summer, climbers from around the world flock to the granite cliffs and bluffs overlooking Howe Sound to test their mettle on some of the most beautiful and accessible rock climbing in the world.

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  • Hiking

    Fall in love with Squamish on foot through one of its many hiking trails that will take you on trips along rivers, lakes, ancient rain forests and vast mountainous terrain.

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  • Whitewater Rafting

    Squamish is quickly becoming one of BC’s top whitewater rafting destinations, and if you can manage to take your eyes off the water even for a moment you’ll soon discover why.

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  • Mountain Biking

    Cross country, downhill or freeride, you will not run out of satisfying singletrack in this town. Welcome to the home of some of the greatest mountain biking in Canada.

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Lodging

  • Executive Suites Hotel & Resort

    Tucked away in some of Squamish's most beautiful parkland, the Executive Suites Hotel and Resort provides a comfortable, mountain-influenced, condo-style getaway with the comforts of home and more.

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  • Sandman Hotel & Suites

    This perfectly-situated hotel boasts 95 guest rooms and suites that will make you feel right at home.

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  • Howe Sound Inn

    This character Northwest Inn offers a warm, casual atmosphere, where you can enjoy affordable accommodation, a great meal and a pint of real ale brewed right on the premises.

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  • Mountain Retreat Hotel & Suites

    Take advantage of comfort and convenience at this centrally located full-service pet-friendly hotel.

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