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Lynn Valley, North Vancouver, British Columbia

I've spent nearly the last week with the most awful cold, keeping me indoors (boo!) – so I thought I'd take the chance to update something we did a little while ago.   Lynn Canyon, British Columbia Lynn Valley is a temperate rainforest park covering over 600 acres, approximately one hour north of Vancouver city … Continue reading

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Snowshoeing in the Pacific Northwest; or, the day I got to pretend I was Ray Mears

Last year in the Alps, I went snowshoeing with the wonderful Pip (www.pipofthealps.com); it gave me a chance to see the alpine world at slightly slower speed, and appreciate the landscape and wildlife without simply rushing past.  I was hooked – I came home and started looking at snowshoes on the internet, plotting when I … Continue reading