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Fall Colours: Hiking Skyline Ridge Trail, Sea to Sky Gondola

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Great fall colours with view to Mt. Habrich—C.Helbig

There’s something about the colours of fall—the warm russets, shimmering golds, and bold scarlets—that make hiking during this season particularly enjoyable and inspire me to get on the trails. Recently, I had a glorious day on Skyline Ridge Trail at the Squamish Sea to Sky Gondola with fellow hiking enthusiasts Nicole and Jane. I’ve posted about this hike before, as part of an amazing, mildly scary loop from Sky Pilot Valley and over Copilot Ridge. This time we did Skyline Ridge as an out and back hike (not at all scary) of  22-24 km (7-8 hours). It’s a stunning hike and the fall colours are icing on the cake.

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World-Class Hiking Made Accessible at the Squamish Sea to Sky Gondola

View from Al's Habrich trail, Sea to Sky Gondola, Squamish—C. Helbig

View from Al’s Habrich trail, Sea to Sky Gondola, Squamish—C. Helbig

I wrote a promotional piece that was published in today’s The Vancouver Sun and The Province. It was fun to do real “research” on the hiking trails, away from my computer. I enjoyed the experience so much that I bought a gondola pass. Here’s the article:

I’m sitting on an enormous granite outcropping with epic views of Howe Sound and the Squamish Valley. My spectacular rocky perch on Al’s Habrich Trail was once the domain of only the heartiest adventurers. Now, Squamish’s Sea to Sky Gondola has opened up an amazing new world of hiking and walking opportunities. Continue reading

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