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7 Days of Adventure out of North Vancouver, B.C.

08.10.17

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7 Days of Adventure out of North Vancouver, B.C.

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  • Sky Pilot Mountain from third peak.- 7 Days of Adventure out of North Vancouver, B.C.
  • The Chief as seen from in town.- 7 Days of Adventure out of North Vancouver, B.C.
  • A bridge along the Stawamas Cheif Summit Trail offers a view of the torrent.- 7 Days of Adventure out of North Vancouver, B.C.
  • The gondola ride in Squamish is fun for all ages and has spectacular views.- 7 Days of Adventure out of North Vancouver, B.C.
  • Take the gondola down or walk the Shannon Falls Trail.- 7 Days of Adventure out of North Vancouver, B.C.
  • Great views of the Sea-to-Sky Corridor from up above.- 7 Days of Adventure out of North Vancouver, B.C.
  • The dense forest on the Hidden Grove hiking trail has an ancient feel.- 7 Days of Adventure out of North Vancouver, B.C.
  • Hidden Grove Hiking Trail- 7 Days of Adventure out of North Vancouver, B.C.
  • The walk from the parking area at Smuggler Cove passes through swamps created by beavers.- 7 Days of Adventure out of North Vancouver, B.C.
  • Dead-calm pools were ideal waters for First Nations people to fish at Smuggler Cove.- 7 Days of Adventure out of North Vancouver, B.C.
  • Smuggler Cove.- 7 Days of Adventure out of North Vancouver, B.C.
  • Smuggler Cove Marine Provincial Park.- 7 Days of Adventure out of North Vancouver, B.C.
  • Millipede starts at the top near Cabin Fever.- 7 Days of Adventure out of North Vancouver, B.C.
  • The view of Howe Sound from Juniper Point.- 7 Days of Adventure out of North Vancouver, B.C.
  • Climbers at Juniper Point.- 7 Days of Adventure out of North Vancouver, B.C.
  • Cliff jumping at Juniper Point, Lighthouse Park.- 7 Days of Adventure out of North Vancouver, B.C.
  • Lighthouse Park.- 7 Days of Adventure out of North Vancouver, B.C.
  • Lighthouse Park.- 7 Days of Adventure out of North Vancouver, B.C.
  • Cypress Mountain Biking Trails.- 7 Days of Adventure out of North Vancouver, B.C.
  • Howe Sound Crest Trail.- 7 Days of Adventure out of North Vancouver, B.C.
  • Thomas Peak, between east and west Lion, offers stunning views down to Vancouver and on toward Bellingham.- 7 Days of Adventure out of North Vancouver, B.C.
  • Diving for dinner at the Porteau Cove Provincial Campground.- 7 Days of Adventure out of North Vancouver, B.C.
  • Porteau Cove on the Howe Sound.- 7 Days of Adventure out of North Vancouver, B.C.
  • Cliff jumping into Porteau Cove. - 7 Days of Adventure out of North Vancouver, B.C.
  • Mount Seymour Trails.- 7 Days of Adventure out of North Vancouver, B.C.
  • Shannon Falls Provincial Park. - 7 Days of Adventure out of North Vancouver, B.C.
  • Shannon Falls Provincial Park.- 7 Days of Adventure out of North Vancouver, B.C.
  • A great view of Howe Sound just beyond the halfway marker on the Sea to Summit Hike.- 7 Days of Adventure out of North Vancouver, B.C.
  • View from the top of the Sea to Sky gondola. - 7 Days of Adventure out of North Vancouver, B.C.
  • The Skywalk with Sky Pilot Mountain in the background.- 7 Days of Adventure out of North Vancouver, B.C.
  • Stawamus Chief Provincial Park Campground.- 7 Days of Adventure out of North Vancouver, B.C.
  • The Capilano River Valley is a hot spot for fishing.- 7 Days of Adventure out of North Vancouver, B.C.
  • Lower Capilano River Valley.- 7 Days of Adventure out of North Vancouver, B.C.
  • Authentic totems in Capilano Suspension Bridge Park depict the rich history of native people in the area.- 7 Days of Adventure out of North Vancouver, B.C.
  • The suspension bridge spans the forest floor and the Capilano River 230 feet below.- 7 Days of Adventure out of North Vancouver, B.C.
  • Capilano Suspension Bridge Park.- 7 Days of Adventure out of North Vancouver, B.C.
  • Grouse Grind Goat Ridge.- 7 Days of Adventure out of North Vancouver, B.C.
  • View from the top of Grouse Grind.- 7 Days of Adventure out of North Vancouver, B.C.
  • All of the trails are dog friendly at Mount Fromme.- 7 Days of Adventure out of North Vancouver, B.C.
  • A small beach area at 30 Foot Pool in Lynn Canyon Park.- 7 Days of Adventure out of North Vancouver, B.C.
  • The view from the scramble down the Hanes Valley.- 7 Days of Adventure out of North Vancouver, B.C.
  • 3M, 5.10a, Sully's Hangout.- 7 Days of Adventure out of North Vancouver, B.C.
  • Casting a line at the Blue Pools on Lynn Creek.- 7 Days of Adventure out of North Vancouver, B.C.
  • Swimming at the Blue Pools.- 7 Days of Adventure out of North Vancouver, B.C.
  • Awesome view from Quarry Rock.- 7 Days of Adventure out of North Vancouver, B.C.
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British Columbia is a treasure trove of outdoor adventures. Many prospective visitors associate B.C. with wild and remote outdoor destinations, but the truth is you really don’t have to get very far away from urban areas to enjoy the rugged natural beauty of this province.

North Vancouver is a separate city that's located...yep, you guessed it...just north of Vancouver. It's an ideal base camp for experiencing a variety of adventures. Whether you stay in town or camp a little closer to each of the places listed below, you won’t be spending much time in the car. All these adventures are located within a short drive or ferry ride of the city, meaning more time outside and on the trails for you and your traveling companions.

Spend a week here and you still won’t have enough time to explore the entire area. We broke out these adventures by region to help you decide where to to do what during a week in this outdoor enthusiast’s dream town. For more on the area, take a look at 9 Favorite Places to Camp Near Vancouver, A Perfect Adventure Weekend In Vancouver, and 20 Amazing Adventures Near Vancouver

Across Howe Sound to the West

North on 99

Squamish Area

Urban Adventures

Mount Fromme/ Lynn Canyon

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