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At Porteau Cove, geology has cool tales to tell

June 1, 2016 · Leave a Comment 

A play spot for everyone from boaters to picnickers, Porteau Cove sits on a 13,000-year-old glacial ridge. Access: Porteau Cove Provincial Park lies 43 kilometres north of Vancouver on Highway 99. For more information, visit the Government BC’s website or consult the new edition of our 52 Best Day Trips from Vancouver (Greystone Books). Bob Turner’s Geoscape guides are posted at the Natural Resources Canada website. Look around Vancouver’s landscape. Ancient stories are written everywhere on its surface. You can... [Read the full story]

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Paddle Desolation Sound with a little advice

April 28, 2015 · Leave a Comment 

Elizabeth Kohler enjoys a close-up look at sea life in Desolation Sound Marine Provincial Park. Click on Flikr photo galley (home page) to view a portfolio of Louise Christie’s Desolation Sound images Access: Desolation Sound Marine Provincial Park lies 144 kilometres north of Vancouver on the Sunshine Coast. For details, visit the BC Parks website. In Lund, Terracentric Adventures offers kayak rentals, tours, and water-taxi service. Powell River Sea Kayak also offers kayak rentals and tours from locations in Lund... [Read the full story]

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Ryan Leech and the Trials Of Life

July 15, 2015 · 2 Comments 

The Trials of Ryan  The Lower Mainland is the epicentre of what’s shaking in the world of fat tire cycling, whether hucking off North Shore drops or hopping around the trials park in Port Moody. No one epitomizes this more than Ryan Leech, a professional trials rider, extreme mountain biker and monster freerider. We’re pleased to feature Ryan as a guest on our site. Trials Riding Ryan Leech discovered he had a talent for trials riding – a blend of balance and hopping skills – when he was 13. He’s... [Read the full story]

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