Enjoy the fastest-growing sport in North America and take some breathtaking photos while you’re at it! Hollyburn Peak is an uphill snowshoe route to the peak, which delivers a spectacular view of Georgia Straight, the Lions, and the nearby Grouse Mountain area. The 6 hour tour is a picture-perfect way to experience Canada’s winter beauty. Whether you’re packing the latest and greatest DSLR unit or a camera phone, your guide will make sure you learn to take amazing photos. With small groups and plenty of one-on-one instruction, you’ll learn all about landscape photography and how to capture the majesty of nature wherever you are.
The trail is in Cypress Mountain and includes pick and drop off from Vancouver. Your guide, with over 10 years of hiking and guiding experience, will teach you how to properly snowshoe, for a fun and a safe outing. You get to take a break at the top for snacks/lunch and opportunity to work on your photography.
Time: 6 hours (including transportation)
Elevation: 450 meters
Cost: $109 (includes snowshoes)
What to bring: Camera, snacks/lunch/water and proper winter attire (layered clothing, waterproof jacket/hiking boots, touque, mittens).