Whistler Blackcomb is now open for the Winter season!

Whistler Blackcomb Ski resort is now open The resort has already received an enormous amount of snow and the last few days alone there has been up to as much as 2 feet of Snow fallen already, this has helped the resort open its runs a day early as of November 23rd. Currently at the…

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Snowbus is now running excursions from Vancouver to Whistler

Courtesy of Westcoast sightseeing and Big bus tours we welcome the return of the Snowbus for the Whistler winter season of 2015/2016. This runs until March 28th 2016 You can book tours with us at the Front desk so you can make the most of your stay by visiting the winter wonderland that is Whistler….

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Cypress Mountain opens Friday! Grouse and Seymour opening soon…

It has been a wild, wet and stormy in the Pacific Northwest with many of us feeling a wee bit miserable at what has been a very soggy and dark week. This weather is really not all doom and gloom at all, as at this time of year if the wet stuff is falling on…

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The Fall & Winter hours of 3 must see Vancouver attractions.

As the season transitions through Fall into the Winter hours many major attractions will be changing their schedules in line with the changing of daylight hours and volume of tourism traffic. GROUSE MOUNTAIN Many of the attractions at Grouse Mountain have closed for the season due to weather conditions, however, there are still activities that…

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North Shore mountains have opened early for Ski Season in Vancouver

Ski season has come exceptionally early to Vancouver all thanks to an early colder snap of weather that is more akin to December and January. After a very soggy October November came by and started to dry out with gorgeous clear and sunny skies to grace the city – this does come at a price…

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Springtime in Vancouver……Part 2 – Activities to explore.

NORTH SHORE MOUNTAINS AND ACTIVITIES IN SPRING Some of you may have heard that Vancouver just received a considerable amount of snowfall over the weekend although accumulations were at a premium in the downtown area, this was not the case for the rest of the greater Vancouver area. This comes as welcome relief for the…

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Looking for Winter sports gear?…….Try SPORTS JUNKIES!

Around Vancouver you will notice more and more of the locals and visitors will be all bundled up with a big Snowboard or Ski’s under their arms as they make their way up to the local Ski resorts. The Season has begun with a flying start with colder temperatures than what we are usually accustomed…

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The mountains have a dusting of snow…Time to think about the North Shore Mountain Ski Resorts!

Earlier in the week Vancouver witnessed the very first dusting of snow high up on the peaks of the North Shore mountains that overlook the city. It’s a nice change to see first hand the beginnings of the impending Winter that will be soon upon us in over a month and half’s time, and we…

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And so it begins – The snow is here, lets hit the slopes!!!

It seems like that Vancouver is in for a dollop or Snow over the next day or so and we all know what that means – Ski season is well and truly underway! It tends not to snow too much in Vancouver, but when it does – it really is a stunning sight, especially if…

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