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Kayaking the Broken Group Islands

About Broken Group Islands: The Broken Group is a group of small islands located in the middle of Barkley Sound on the west coast of Vancouver Island in British Columbia in Canada. The island group is preserved as the Broken Islands Group Unit of Pacific Rim National Park Reserve. The Broken Islands include Brabant Islands, Hand Island, Cree Island and Reeks Island. Continue reading “Kayaking the Broken Group Islands” »

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Skiing at Whistler

Whistler Blackcomb is a major ski resort located about 125 km north of Vancouver in British Columbia in Canada. It is the largest ski resort in North America (Vail ski resort is a distant second) and till recently, it had the highest vertical skiable distance by quite some margin. Whistler Blackcomb features Peak 2 Peak gondola, the highest and the longest unsupported cable car circuit in the world, for moving between the mountain tops of Whistler and Blackcomb (earlier, it was possible only through skiing). Whistler Blackcomb is one of the most-visited ski resort in the world, with a footfall of 2 million visitors. Continue reading “Skiing at Whistler” »