GIVEAWAY – Backcountry Meal Pack

There’s nothing quite like backpacking. Away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, your mind feeling lighter and freer with each passing day as you venture farther and farther into the wilderness. Carrying everything you need for such adventures is rarely an easy task though. Food and water takeĀ up half the weight of most…

GIVEAWAY – 10 Days of Safety

As the days get colder, I’m reminded of the importance of always being prepared when out adventuring in the mountains. As AdventureSmart says, “no one ever expects to get into trouble outdoors. But, a turn in the weather, mistake in judgment, unexpected injury, equipment failure, or sudden nightfall can quickly change any recreational outing into…

Joffre Lakes Hike Safety Challenge

Hikes Near Vancouver is thrilled to partner with BC AdventureSmart and LOWA Canada to challenge you to explore our local mountain trails safely and well-prepared. Anytime during the month of September, hike up to Joffre Lakes and post a pic at any one of the three lakes showing us at least one of The Essentials…

The North Face Vancouver Hike Challenge: Lynn Peak

HNV + TNFV Hike Challenge: Lynn Peak   Hikes Near Vancouver is thrilled to partner with The North Face Vancouver to challenge you to explore our local mountain trails. On Saturday July 28, 2018, hike up to Lynn Peak and post a pic on Instagram from the top using hashtags #thenorthfacevancouver and #hikesnearvancouver to be…

GIVEAWAY – 105 Hikes In and Around Southwestern British Columbia

Hikes Near Vancouver is thrilled to partner with local Vancouver publishing company Greystone Books and author Stephen Hui to help you learn about more amazing hikes near Vancouver. From now through Victoria Day May 21, 2018 you can enter to win a copy of the much-anticipated book 105 Hikes In and Around Southwestern British Columbia. Find…

GIVEAWAY! Backroad Mapbooks

  Hikes Near Vancouver is thrilled to partner with local Coquitlam company Backroad Mapbooks and outdoor adventure photographer Stephen Lam of Standing In Motion to help you explore even more epic adventures on roads less travelled. From now until April 8, 2018 you can enter to win two printed Backroad Mapbooks for Vancouver Coast & Mountains…

GIVEAWAY! Win Hillsound Equipment Trail Crampons

Hikes Near Vancouver is thrilled to partner with local Vancouver company Hillsound Equipment to keep you hiking year-round. From now until March 7, 2018 you can enter to win a pair of Hillsound Equipment Trail Crampons!   HOW TO ENTER INSTAGRAM post Follow Hillsound Equipment Follow Hikes Near Vancouver Like the post (1 entry) Tag…