Posts Tagged With: Mount Seymour

Finding wonder and joy in the city and in the mountains

Yesterday, British Columbia announced new restrictions intended to ease the spread of the Omicron variant. The closures of bars and nightclubs, prohibition on indoor organized gatherings like New Year’s Eve parties, and warnings to avoid non-essential travel outside of Canada have thrown many people’s holiday plans (and life in general) into disarray. It’s frustrating and stressful, but I support these restrictions. During yet another COVID holiday, I want to share some recent local excursions that have filled me with wonder and joy.

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Thanksgiving on North Vancouver’s Mount Seymour

View from Mount Seymour's Third Peak

View from Mount Seymour’s Third Peak—Caroline Helbig

It’s Thanksgiving (Canadian), and I’ve just had the perfect day with good friends on North Vancouver’s Mount Seymour trail.  Vancouver’s North Shore is home to me, and while many of my posts are from further afield, it feels right that my Thanksgiving post is about a local gem.

Locals: if you like to hike and have not done this trail, do it. Visitors: if you want to experience the jaw-dropping natural beauty surrounding Vancouver, do it. I have done many North Shore hikes and this one is my current favourite. Why? Continue reading

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