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Rock Climbing 101: Top Squamish Climbs and More!

Rock Climbing 101: Top Squamish Climbs and More!

Every summer, climbers from around the world flock to the granite cliffs and bluffs overlooking Howe Sound to test themselves on some of the most beautiful and accessible rock climbing in the world. Read on to hear what the local experts have to say about getting started rock climbing in Squamish. 

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Top Early Season Mountain Bike Trails

Top Early Season Mountain Bike Trails

The winter thaw is on and plenty of Squamish trails are ready for mountain biking season! Use this tick list of spring-friendly trails to guide you through a fantastic season of spring riding. 

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High Falls: Squamish's Most Under-the-Radar Hike

High Falls: Squamish's Most Under-the-Radar Hike

High Falls Creek is a steep, box canyon roughly 26km up the Squamish Valley Road that empties into the Squamish River. With only 200 hits on Instagram, it is also one of Squamish's best-kept secrets.

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A Visitor's Guide to Squamish's 8 Provincial Parks

A Visitor's Guide to Squamish's 8 Provincial Parks

Set your base in Squamish and spend a vacation exploring spectacular waterfalls, world-famous hiking trails and breathtaking ocean views.

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Hiking Crooked Falls

Hiking Crooked Falls

Finding the motivation to venture on a hike in Fall can be difficult. Thankfully the trail to Crooked Falls is sheltered under a thick canopy of trees and can be trekked rain or shine without jeopardizing the view.

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Biking with Kids in Squamish

Biking with Kids in Squamish

With kids in tow, it can be a challenge to select the right trail. Here are a few suggestions for riding in Squamish with your little ones. Each trail offers something different, but all offer lots of fun and the chance to practice and progress your skills.

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Squamish - A Trail Runner's Paradise

Squamish - A Trail Runner's Paradise

While we're known for epic climbing, loamy singletrack and some of the best wind for kitesurfing in the world, Squamish is a trail runner's paradise. Here are some favourite trail runs from local endurance athlete and running ninja Jen Segger.

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Mountain Biking 101: Top Squamish Trails and More

Mountain Biking 101: Top Squamish Trails and More

Squamish is a mountain town and our trail systems are so great because we capitalize on that gravity. With the current travel advisory in place we are incredibly lucky to have this access in our own backyard.

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Shannon Falls - One of BC's Best

Shannon Falls - One of BC's Best

I've never really taken to the time to wander around Shannon Falls. It's always been more of a rock climbing destination in my local hood. But after spending a few hours playing tourist, I see that's it's absolutely one of the most beautiful spots in the Sea to Sky Corridor.

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Hiking Murrin Provincial Park

Hiking Murrin Provincial Park

A popular destination for rock climbers and folks looking to picnic at Browning Lake, Murrin Park also has some fantastic hiking with some of the best views in the Sea to Sky Corridor.

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Squamish Bike Guide: Alice Lake & Garibaldi Highlands Zone

Squamish Bike Guide: Alice Lake & Garibaldi Highlands Zone

Revered for our singletrack, Squamish hits the mark for exceptional mountain bike trails. Learn more about the Alice Lake & Garibaldi Highlands trail zone here.

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Squamish Bike Guide: Brackendale Zone

Squamish Bike Guide: Brackendale Zone

The perfect place to take an easy lap or bring new riders and kids for a mellow loop. Some trails in the network such as Wonderland and Live Wire feature low grade, flowy descents. Others even feature short paved sections and make for a great XC introduction.

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