May 17, 2017

Welcome to the heart of the Sea to Sky Corridor

— Discover Squamish
A double rainbow spans the sky high above the Blind Channel. — Darryl Schwanke

There’s no better place to be in the spring and summer than Squamish.

From world-class climbing spots and countless hiking trails that run through some of B.C.’s most stunning landscape to a diverse range of eco-friendly restaurants and coffee shops, Squamish has put itself on the map as the “Outdoor Recreation Capital of Canada.”

Residents are proud of the district’s humble beginning as a hard-working industrial logging town. Now, 20,000 people call Squamish home and the area has one of the hottest real estate markets in the province. 

More new residents arrive every month to enjoy the towering mountains and endless outdoor recreation combined with a friendly, small-town atmosphere. 

There is something for everyone in Squamish, from family-friendly activities to adventures for the most daring thrill-seekers. 

Mountain biking trails, world-class playgrounds for kiteboarders and windsurfers, and popular spots for swimming, cycling and walking – we have it all at our doorstep. 

In Discover Squamish, we highlight the best Squamish has to offer. 

Turn to page 12 for a feature on how local builders are at the leading edge of green architecture and page 32 for information on some of our best eco-friendly restaurants. 

On page 24, Squamish’s popular mountain biking trails are profiled. Riders come from across Canada, and even the world, to give them a try. For more on activities and adventures, flip to page 48 and 52.

Page 38 is the perfect place to look if you want to find out more on how to wind down after an active day. Squamish’s new breweries and cidery are featured here. A restaurant guide is on page 56. 

Once you visit Squamish, we guarantee you’ll be back soon – maybe even permanently. Welcome to the heart of the Sea to Sky Corridor.

© Copyright 2019 Discover Squamish

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