Posts Tagged With: Cypress Provincial Park

Who knows what tomorrow will bring?

No offence to my hubby

I think back over the last three weeks. How is it possible that so little time has elapsed but so much has changed? The worldwide COVID-19 situation, our response, even our vocabulary (social distancing, self isolation…) are in constant flux. I have gone from no worries to big worries mixed with confusion, guilt, reflection and gratitude. I’ve had a frustrating number of false starts on this post. I don’t usually deviate from my travel and hiking themes but I feel the need to get a few things off my chest.

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Happy New Year: My Favourite Local Nature Spots with my Favourite People


Happy New Year!

My best wishes to all my readers, whether you have just celebrated New Year or do so at a different time. I hope you are blessed with happiness and health. Thank you for continuing to read my blog posts. It gives me great pleasure to write about my travel and local adventures. I love that I’ve “gotten to know” many of you and that you’ve inspired me with your passions.  My list of places to go and hikes to do keeps growing thanks to you. I will keep my rambles short for once with a post featuring some of my favourite spots close to home—Vancouver’s North Shore and Sea to Sky corridor—with my favourite people. Continue reading

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Hollyburn Peak, Cypress Provincial Park: Snowshoeing Season is on!


Hollyburn Peak, Cypress Provincial Park—C.Helbig

I momentarily interrupt my Utah/Arizona series for a post from sunny Vancouver. Yup, after months of rain and gloom the last few days have been glorious, and we’ve had a whack-load of snow, with more to come. It has been a fun week in the white stuff— skiing in Whistler and today a gorgeous trek up Hollyburn Peak with my friend Nicole. My mood is so drastically buoyed from the clear skies that I just had to share some photos from Hollyburn Peak in Cypress Provincial Park—one of my go-to winter favourites. Continue reading

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