Ian Tyley

  • Explore the Capilano Suspension Bridge

    This is a great place to visit to get a feeling for the outdoors of Canada. The bridge is a little scary when a lot of people are walking across, but it is well worth the look.Measuring 140 m (460 ft) long, the bridge crosses over the Capilano Riv...

  • Explore Lighthouse Park

    To get to Lighthouse Park, head westbound along Marine Drive in West Vancouver. As Marine Drive continues past little shops and businesses, it will begin to narrow and the road will wind around the coastline. Continue past Caufield Cove Marina and...

  • Explore Brandywine Falls

    Brandywine Falls is a spectacular 70 metre waterfall. It is best seen from the viewpoint which also presents some marvelous views of Daisy Lake and the surrounding mountains. But you can also get to the bottom with a bit of scrambling down the sid...

    0.6 miles

  • Camp at First Beach

    La Push is an absolutely magical place to stay. Experience the tranquility and natural beauty of the rugged coastline of the mighty Pacific. It's a wonderful place to walk on the beach and take photos, especially of the offshore islands, enormous ...

  • Kayak Deep Cove

    Only 30 minutes from downtown Vancouver, Deep Cove is a great place to paddle in tranquil ocean waters. You can rent ocean kayaks, canoes and stand-up paddle boards from Deep Cove Kayak.The bay in front of the community is one of the few in Indian...

  • Ski or Snowboard Big White Ski Resort

    Big White Ski Resort is located about 56 km southeast of Kelowna in the Southern Interior of British Columbia. Its the highest summit in the Okanagan Highland. It is the third largest resort in British Columbia after Whistler-Blackcomb and Sun Pea...

  • Hike Lake Buntzen

    Buntzen Lake is located in a beautiful recreation area just north of Port Moody. Although the lake is man-made and maintained by BC Hydro, the surrounding area is full of forests, nice beach areas, and many trails for hiking including the Buntzen ...

  • Hike Crown Mountain

    You can take the gondola up Grouse Mountain and then hike from there which roughly takes around 5 hrs at a decent pace. The hike is a hard one that is a lot of up and down and a fair bit of climbing.You can start at the top of the Skyride on Grous...

    6.1 miles 1263.1 ft gain

  • Hike St Mark's Summit

    From the Cypress Mountain downhill parking lot, head north toward the nearby chairlift and look for the Howe Sound Crest Trail sign. The trail follows alongside the several ski runs until a sign that points to the right to the Howe Sound Crest Tra...

  • Hike and Camp on Mt. Seymour

    From the end of the parking lot next to the BC Parks sign board, walk towards the ski run and follow it uphill to a green sign on the left. The first trail goes to Dog Mountain, another scenic and shorter hike then Mount Seymour. Instead, follow t...

  • Orange Frog Collection

    From the parking lot, walk across the Lynn Creek Bridge. Head to your left and continue walking along the creek as it hugs the river.The first 1.7km is along a wide gravel road which is part of the lower Lynn Loop Trail. Continue past a junction,...

    8.7 miles

  • Kayaking Granite Falls

    So Granite Falls is roughly 18km from Deep Cove and is a on average 4hr kayak depending on winds and tides. Leisurely kayaking there would take 6-7hrs.We were lucky in the morning because there was no wind at all so we made it in just over 3 hrs. ...

  • Hike through Lynn Canyon

    This trail goes across the entire North Shore region and passes through Lynn Canyon Park. It is marked and provides a variety of sections for novice to advanced hikers.It takes 1 to 1.5 hours to hike the section of the Baden Powell Trail that pass...

    3.1 miles

  • Saddle Mountain Panorama Views

    The main trail is pretty steep and difficult in spots, it is a 1,640 foot elevation over 2.5 miles. It begins at an elevation of approximately 1,650 feet at the park's parking lot and climbs to a viewing platform with an elevation of approximatel...

  • Foggy Mount Cheam

    It took us about 3hrs from Vancouver to reach the top of the car park where the trailhead begins.The access to the trailhead is along a Forest Service Road which requires a rugged 4-wheel drive vehicle to gain access. From the parking area, climb ...

  • Garibaldi Camping

    Continue along Highway #99 northbound towards Whistler . Watch for Garibaldi Provincial Park signs on your right. The turnoff is a small, paved road on the right of the highway that is easy to miss. If you pass over a bridge with a large dam on th...

  • Spectacular Joffre Lakes

    This is one of the most amazing hikes I have ever done. The lakes are a spectacular aqua colour with breathtaking views beyond. The mighty Matier Glacier rises above and beyond the third lake, making the experience even more spectacular.Lots of tr...