Play yourself healthy
Reserach has shown that spending more time outside can make us happier, healthier and smarter.
How do you want to play today?
Vancouver, BC and surrounding areas offer endless outdoor adventure possibilities for enthusiasts of all skill levels. How do you want to play today?
Ideas to get you started
Sea to Summit Trail near Squamish, BC
This steep and challenging 7.5 km (one way) hike brings you to the stunning views at the top of the Sea-to-Sky Gondola. Give your knees a break and take the gondola down.
Crooked Falls Hike near Squamish, BC
This moderately difficult, 6.4 km hike is the perfect short yet challenging adventure. You’ll experience stunning views of the Squamish River Valley and of the spectacular Crooked Falls.
Sea to Sky Trail – Brandywine Falls to Whistler Bungee Bridge
This easy, scenic, 5.4 km return trail is open to bikers and hikers. Expect a packed gravel surface and mostly gentle grades with the occasional steeper switchback.
Garibaldi Lake Hike near Whistler, BC
This moderately difficult, 18 km return hike takes 5-6 hours. Garibaldi lake is a show-stopper turquoise lake ringed by showy glaciers, alpine meadows and snow-capped mountains.
Mount Gardner Hike on Bowen Island
This moderately difficult, 8.3 km (return) hike takes 4-5 hours. Expansive views of the Sunshine Coast, downtown Vancouver, UBC, Mt. Baker, Howe Sound.
Tenquille Lake (Branch 12 Trail) – Pemberton, BC
This moderately difficult, 12 km (return) hike takes 5-7 hours. Expect to be dazzled by expansive alpine meadows, stunning views of the Pemberton Valley and the crystal clear, sub-alpine Tenquille Lake.
Joffre Lakes hike near Pemberton, BC
This moderately difficult, 9.4 km hike takes 4-6 hours and offers stunning views of the turquoise-blue Joffre Lakes, the Matier glacier, and surrounding mountains.
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