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In the News

  • Cypress Mountain skiing

    Cypress skiing

     On a recent trip to Vancouver, B.C. we decided to check out the alpine skiing at Cypress Mountain which is just a 30-45 minute drive from many parts of the city.

  • Vancouver Island circumnavigation records

    Island Record Page

    What it's about: Get in a kayak, paddle like hell, get back to where you started and see how fast you did it circling Vancouver Island.

  • A great season for Mount Washington

    The winter of 2015-16 is shaping up to be a good one for Mount Washington, located just outside of Courtenay on Vancouver Island.



  • The call to Kootznoowoo

    I grew up in Juneau, Alaska, isolated from the rest of the civilized world by 1,500 square miles of glaciers to the north and east. To the south and west were mountainous islands and beyond that, the open Pacific. 

  • Exploring Kyuquot Sound: An Introduction

    Kyuquot Sound

    Kyuquot is the smallest of the five main sounds on Vancouver Island, but it is rich in features.

  • Outer route gets audit by kayakers

    BC coast outer route

    If the Northern Gateway Project goes ahead, and there’s every likelihood it will, the eastern shore of Hecate Strait may bear the brunt of a large oil spill.


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