Vancouver Sports & Outdoors

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  • 1. Grouse Mountain

    The Grouse Grind has become a very popular hiking trail for Vancouverites and visitors alike. You can read an interesting story about it here. The trail goes take you up an elevation of 800 metres,...

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  • 2. skiing & snowboarding

    Vancouver has 3 'local mountains'. (approx travel time from downtown 30 min) Cypress Mountain is the biggest of the locals and has a tonne of great terrain. One powder day in the trees at Cypress and...

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  • 3. water & beaches

    Chartering boats and heading out onto the water is a fairly common in VanC. I took my sister and brother inlaw on a fishing trip.there are many companies orgaising group excursions around Granville...

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  • 4. Vancouver Canucks

    The Vancouver Canucks are Vancouver's professional NHL hockey team, and certainly the biggest thing in sports as far as Vancouver goes. I'm personally not a hockey fan, so I honestly don't care when...

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  • 5. hiking

    North of Vancouver in the Squamish area is the Stawamus Chief. It is a destination for rock climbers and hikers alike. Rock climbers would simply go straight up the granite face - hikers can take the...

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  • 6. Soccer (football) in Vancouver

    Though Canada is very much hockey-crazy, people in Vancouver seem to enjoy summer sports more than the rest of the country. While in town, try to see a...

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  • 7. Vancouver Sun Run

    Every April the Vancouver Sun and HSBC sponsor the annual Vancouver Sun Run - a 10km fun run throughout Vancouver in which approximately 50,000 take part in....

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  • 8. Hockey in Canada!

    Canadians as most of you know are Hockey Crazy! Well most of them at least...when it comes to Hockey we all have our favourite teams. For Vancouverites its the...

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  • 9. Vancouver Rowing Club

    The Vancouver Rowing Club was established in 1886 and is Vancouver’s oldest athletic club. They focus on Field hockey, rugby, yachting and of course rowing....

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  • 10. Fishing

    Fishing on the west coast is fantastic, not just the salmon fishing but what is becoming more popülar are the opportunities fishing for trout and sturgeon...

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  • 11. Boating around Vancouver

    Vancouver is blessed with many harbours, bays, and inlets. As a result, it's a great city for boating.False Creek offers a sheltered inlet on the south shore of...

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  • 12. Sportsman's Paradise

    Whatever your level of sport, Vancouver is simply sport heaven. If you are hardcore, you can do the Grouse Grind, go snowshoeing on Cypress, Hike Lynn Valley,...

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  • 13. Bicycle Breakdowns

    If and when you are cycling around the city, and you suddenly find that you've got a flat tire, there are a number of bike shops in and around Vancouver, and...

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  • 14. Bring your Rollerblades/Inline Skates!

    Vancouver is known for its coffee houses and plethora of inliners/bladers. It's illegal to skate downtown and not allowed in malls and buildings, but most other...

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  • 15. BC Place Stadium tour

    I did a tour of this large arena recently it was only 6 Can dollars (If I recall correctly) and was conducted informally by an eccentric/enthusiastic lady. You...

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  • 16. BC Place Stadium Tour

    I did a tour of this stadium last year and I have to say it was excellent. The tour is very extensive, informal and open and doesnt have the 'conveyor belt' 'in...

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  • 17. Hastings Skatepark.

    An amazing cement skatepark located in East Vancouver by the PNE. It has a big bowl and some other stuff behind the bowl.... some ledges and small cement...

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  • 18. The White Caps

    If you enjoy soccer, then the best Vancouver has to offer is the Whitecaps. Back in the 70's they had a successful team winning the championship and the team...

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  • 19. Lawn Bowling

    Though far from capturing the attention of the majority of Canadians, lawn bowling definitely has a contigent of devoted followers!There are a few clubs...

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  • 20. Full of suprises - Cricket in Vancouver

    Vancouver has a history of cricket others may not be aware of.Brockton Oval in Stanley Park has a significant history and is a beautiful ground to visit.Go...

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  • 21. The Bay Challenge

    If you are an open water swimmer and are in town in July a great event put on by the Vancouver Open Water Swimming Association is The annual Bay Challenge. The...

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  • 22. Profesional Soccer - Vancouver Whitecaps FC

    If you are a soccer fan and are looking to watch the local team and your traveling to the Vancouver are around the early spring and summer then look into the...

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  • 23. 50,000 people can't be wrong, can they?

    The Vancouver Sun Run is always on a Sunday morning in the middle of April, and is one of the most unique sporting activities the city has to offer.Oh sure,...

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  • 24. Biking Around Vancouver

    Vancouver is a great city to bicycle in. If you're into road biking, you can bike around downtown, or spend some time on the University Endowment Lands near...

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  • 25. Have a walk along the water front

    If you like walking or running, then Vancouver offers you a very long promenade for your sparetime. Almost all waterfront has a footpath, so that there are...

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