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    • Whistler, British Columbia

      Hike to the Black Tusk Lookout Point

      5.0
      18.6 mi / 5700 ft gain
      The Black Tusk is a distinctive landmark just south of Whistler (the remnants of an old volcano). There is nothing else like it, and it is visible from all over the Sea to Sky area.Depending on your experience and fitness level, you can either: climb right to the top of the Tusk (expert hiking/sc...
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    • Whistler, British Columbia

      Panorama Ridge

      4.8
      17.17 mi / 5289 ft gain
      Take the Sea to Sky Highway (HWY 99) north from Vancouver up towards Whistler. Turn off the highway about 30 minutes before Whistler Village onto Daisy Lake Road. There are signs along the highway indicating the Garibaldi Lake turn off. The trailhead is located at the end of Daisy Lake Road. Ther...
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    • Whistler, British Columbia

      Hike and Camp at Garibaldi Lake

      4.6
      Garibaldi Lake is a huge basin of beautiful turquoise water measuring almost 10 square kilometers (2460 acres), and located at nearly 5000ft above sea level. The lake is over 800 feet deep, filled with pristine glacial water. You’ll be surrounded by big snowy mountains, which remain bright white ...
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    • Whistler, British Columbia

      Explore Garibaldi Park on Snowshoes

      Exploring Garibaldi Park by snowshoe is an experience you'll never forget. There is nothing like being in a forest wilderness in the stillness of winter. There are lots of places to snowshoe in the Whistler area, but here are two of the most exciting (yes, snowshoeing can be exciting!) Cheakamus ...
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    • Salt Spring Island, British Columbia

      Hike Mount Maxwell

      From Ganges head south on Fulford-ganes road toward Fulfrod harbour. Turn right on Dukes road then a right on Seymour Heights. Seymour Heights turns into a dirt road, with a number of pot holes but nothing a non 4x4 car can't handle. At the trail head there is a small turn around and not a ton of...
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    • Duncan, British Columbia

      Mountain Bike Maple Mountain

      The Maple Mountain trail network has been enjoyed for countless years by hikers, but not until recently did the mountain receive the attention it deserved for mountain biking. Over the last few years the Cowichan Trail Stewardship Society in conjunction with the approval of the local municipality...
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    • Nanaimo, British Columbia

      Hike to Ammonite Falls

      4.8
      2.69 mi / 558 ft gain
      The falls cascades off of a sheet of rock that is filled with Ammonite fossils, thus the name Ammonite Falls! The trailhead is very distinct and has a parking lot close to the start of the trail. From the Nanaimo Parkway (#19) head onto Jingle Pot Road. Follow that for a few kilometres and turn ...
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    • Pender Island, British Columbia

      Bike Ride on South Pender Island

      4 mi
      Poets Cove Resort & Spa has hourly bike rentals available, nice for folks staying on their boats in the marina who likely don't have room for bikes. Starting from the bottom of the hill in the harbour, bike about 3 KM along Gowland Point Rd and end at the beach, a solid spot to cool down and ...
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    • Egmont, British Columbia

      Kayak the Miller Islet

      The coast of British Columbia defies description. It is a wonderland of natural treasures both living and geological, and the vast majority of it is only accessible by water or seaplane. The Miller Islet at the entrance to the glacier-carved Jervis Inlet is both a harbor seal and seabird colony a...
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    • Fraser Valley F, British Columbia

      Hike to Cascade Falls, British Columbia

      4.8
      0.5 mi / 131.2 ft gain
      When you get to the parking lot go past the access gate and follow the very well maintained trail. The hike to the viewing platform is all uphill, but short. After a couple minutes you will reach wooden stairs that take you to a viewing platform as well as to the suspension bridge where you can c...
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    • Salt Spring Island, British Columbia

      Hike Up Reginald Hill

      1.2 mi / 771 ft gain
      From the Fulford ferry terminal, turn left onto Morningside Drive and follow the road to the end, where you’ll find a small area to park your car. From here, head up towards the subdivision and keep an eye out for the trail marker on your left, located 100m past the gate into Reginald Hills Estat...
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    • Eastsound, Washington

      Kayak Sucia Island

      It may be daunting to figure out how to kayak in the San Juan Islands.If you're a beginner/intermediate kayaker, this is the trip for you.First, you'll want to plan ahead and reserve a kayak for Sucia Island. We used Outer Island Expeditions which was nice because they make it pretty easy for you...
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    • Ferndale, Washington

      Take a Stroll through Hovander Homestead Park

      5.0
      1.4 mi / 0 ft gain
      Driving up to the park entrance: take a right to drive towards the barnyards, playgrounds, covered picnic areas, historic house and community gardens, and access to the Snoqualmie River.  Or, drive straight and park outside of the fragrance gardens and historic house/ museum, and take a walk to a...
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    • Whistler, British Columbia

      Explore Brandywine Falls

      4.4
      0.6 mi
      Brandywine Falls is a spectacular 70 metre waterfall. It is best seen from the viewpoint which also presents some marvelous views of Daisy Lake and the surrounding mountains. But you can also get to the bottom with a bit of scrambling down the side of the cliff.Brandywine Falls is located along t...
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    • Eastsound, Washington

      Kayaking at Point Doughty State Park

      The easiest way to explore this area is through Outer Island Excursions, which offers a 3-hour kayaking tour from Smuggler’s Villa Resort on Orcas Island (they also offer various tours of the surrounding islands).The tour begins with a paddle down the North Shore of Orcas Island to Point Doughty ...
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    • Harrison Mills, British Columbia

      Relaxing at Sloquet Hot Springs

      4.3
      Nestled between Harrison Hot Springs and Pemberton, the Sloquet Hot Springs are a great place to unwind. With multiple natural pools, it is easy to settle in and enjoy a beer, or my winter favourite, Baileys and coffee. If things heat up too fast, take refuge in a lower pool or cool off in the ri...
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