I was interviewed for this story last week about illegal dumping in the Sea to Sky Corridor. I recently created the Sea to Sky Illegal Garbage Dumping Map using Google Maps to help identify places in where garbage has been dumped. It’s absolutly crazy how much is out there. Here are some pictures of one of the…

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I read an article in the Chief a few months ago about the skate park under the Quest university bridge where Stuntwood owner Mike Quesnel said this about Squamish. “This is our playground. We really should be focusing on that playground mentality and doing everything we can to make this a better recreational area.” I…

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This 20 minute documentary from QuestU students explores the geology of the west coast of British Columbia, specifically the area known as the Sea to Sky corridor. The doc focuses on The Barrier, a 300 meter tall, crumbling lava dam retaining the Garibaldi Lake system and some of the hazards it brings. Beyond the Barrier takes a look at how living below…

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I love maps. I love how I can explore remote areas of my town and other parts of the world. Google is in the process of revamping it’s Google Maps app for the desktop. There is a new search box and the entire map is now interactive. Clicking anywhere will focus the map on that…

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With the recent purchase of our new Delica,  I still find myself getting used to switching between left and right hand drive. I commute to work in our Toyota Camry which is left hand drive and then drive the the Delica mainly on evenings and weekends. Everything on the Delica is the opposite of the…

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With a growing family, the time has come that we buy something a little bigger. Our Toyota Camry’s a great commuter car but not so great for camping, snowboarding, kite boarding and our many adventures into the BC back country. We both knew there was no Dodge Mini Van in our future. We just didn’t…

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Sept 2016 Update: A new Facebook group has been started called Squamish to Sunshine Coast Trail that’s working to build a trail from Squamish to the sunshine coast. There have been several successful attempts including one person that ran it in 13 hours.  Efforts to clear and develop the trail have begun and the group is looking for…

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My wife found this cool table on Etsy and we both thought it would be a fun project for our little man to enjoy. We put out a request on Facebook and Twitter for some used skateboards and right away, one of my wife’s cousins offered up a stack of his old decks. Off to…

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