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Southwest BC / Lower Mainland Regional Issues

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With 2.8 million people, this dynamic metropolitan area is B.C.’s most populous region. It is home to one of the most ethnically diverse regions in Canada. It offers economic opportunities, a mild climate, an active lifestyle and all the amenities of a vibrant urban centre. Major industry sectors include trade and financial services, transportation, education, secondary manufacturing, tourism and agriculture.
This may be of interest, although Grouse mightn't be considered backcountry. Still, governments spending $2 million+ on two trails on Grouse (OK, one is the 'new' BCMC trail, and the other the 'grind', which isn't exactly a trail). What do they plan to spend on trails at Hollyburn, Strachan, Seymour area, etc? Garibaldi Park?Full Article and Reference:...

The article below from the Daily Hive (January 2nd) contains a decent little summary of the interconnected players in the local ski business, specifically Grouse Mountain, Revelstoke Mountain Resort and Selkirk Tangiers Heli Skiing and the proposed Garibaldi at Squamish Resort. Personally, I haven't heard any new news pertaining to developments with the Garibaldi at Squamish Resort proposal (GAS) since Fall 2019.   -x- Less than two years after it acquired Grouse Mountain, a...

Grouse Mountain is being sold yet again after just two years since the previous owners purchased the resort. Could "Mountain Flipping" be the new trend for 2020? -x- NORTH VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) — The gondolas, grizzly bears and ski slopes of Grouse Mountain are being sold, again. Just two years after being bought by investors, the tourist attraction is being sold to Northlands Properties Corporation which is run by the prominent, B.C-based Gaglardi family. “With our...

Grouse Trails

Here's a map showing most of the trails on Grouse in a downloadable gpx file:  Click Here for Gmap {GPSCONTENT ["id": 57, "elevation": 1, "speed": 1, "hr": 1]}

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