Winter Foraging: Seasonal Wild Plants for Immunity and Detox
Did you know that foraging on the west coast can continue well into the winter? Our resident foraging expert, Michi,Read more.
Jon Hewitt: Founder of Leon Lebeniste
Meet the man behind the local company making these modern, creative architectural woodwork and home furnishings.Read more.
Luscious Lemon Curd by Tall Tree Bakery
Tall Tree Bakery bring us this luscious lemon curd recipe which is perfect for pastries or brightening up breakfast andRead more.
Pinkbike + Trailforks: On the Path to Revolutionizing Mountain Biking
These digital platforms have revolutionized mountain biking by gathering the community online and crowd sourcing data. Here's the story.Read more.
Do More This Summer. Order Online with SPUD.ca
Master the work life balance. Order your groceries online! Get $20 in Free GroceriesRead more.
Summer Foraging: Wild Foods in the Pacific Northwest
Keep your eyes open for these edible plants, flowers, and seeds!Read more.
Do More This Summer. Order Online with SPUD.ca
We're back at it with SPUD.ca to show you how easy online ordering really is. Redeem your $20 discount inside.Read more.
Up Close with a Cougar: The Story Behind the Image
Ben Haggar shares his exhilarating cougar encounters, including the one behind this amazing photo.Read more.
Squamish Days : 60th Anniversary Events
Loggers Sports is a big part of our heritage. It's the 60th anniversary and it's going to be big! CheckRead more.
The Art of Sending It: Arc’teryx Climbing Academy
The Arc'teryx Climbing Academy is back July 20-23. It's bigger, better, and bringing together the community with a series ofRead more.
Tasty Pickled Carrots by Copper Pot Preserves
Marcia Fordyce, master pickler and founder of Copper Pot Preserves shares this tasty recipe, just in time for summer.Read more.
Vive La Rideshare Revolution
Ridesharing is becoming the new normal for getting where you need to go, and Squamish is one place it isRead more.
Polar Opposite: Images of Antarctica
Local photographer, Ben Haggar, shares this other worldly collection of Antarctic photos.Read more.
Get Crafty at the Squamish Beer Festival
The Squamish Beer Festival is where BC craft breweries and cideries come to play. Taste from over 50 different artisans.Read more.
Under the Bridge: The Story Behind Slashiter Cove
The Slashiter Cove bowl was a renegade project that both polarized and unified the community. Here is the story behindRead more.
The Squamish CAN Seasonal Planting Guide
The moderate climate in Squamish makes our growing season nice and long. Use this guide to help you make theRead more.
How to Survive High School: Tips From Squamish Students
Have you ever wondered how you even got through the high school years in your own life? Here are someRead more.
Thomasina Pidgeon and the Grand Wall Bouldering Co-op
Thomasina is a climber, photographer, writer, coach, nomad, and mother. She s the first Canadian female athlete to boulder V.11Read more.
Behind the Scenes: Meet the People Behind Squamish Days
The heart of Squamish Days is its amazingly dedicated volunteers. Meet the multi-generational community behind this 60th anniversary of LoggersRead more.
Digital Meets Print: The Locals Board + Squamish.com Unite!
The Locals Board and Squamish.com have partnered to give the small businesses of Squamish the power of print and digital.Read more.
The Surfing Chief of Tiavea
Ben Haggar recounts a cheeky story about surfing in Tiavea, Samoa.Read more.
Edible Wild Flowers: Tasty Ways to Harvest and Eat Them
Most wild flowers in the Sea to Sky region are edible! Find out how you can use them in aRead more.
Calling All Kids: We Are Searching for Kid Correspondents
Squamish.com plans to share the kid-friendly side of the Sea to Sky region in a fun way! We're looking forRead more.
The Salted Vine : A Beet Salad to Beat Them All
Executive Chef, Jeff Park, shares the recipe for this Salted Vine favourite with us. Yum!!Read more.
Make a Break for Britannia – 5 Reasons You Should Revisit
Britannia Mine Museum is an amazing day of family fun. Here are 5 reasons you should visit more than once.Read more.
Want to Save the Bees? Don’t Get a Beehive
Want to save wild bees? Here is how you can help them out.Read more.
Kandice Keith: Bringing Wildlife Indoors
Her art features bold impressionistic depictions of local animals. The whimsical portraits reflect the character of each animal, so ofRead more.
The Orca vs. Dolphin Showdown in Mamquam Channel
On a rainy day in 2014, Squamish came to a standstill as people crowded the waterfront to catch a glimpseRead more.
The Rich History of Loggers Sports
Squamish Days Loggers Sports celebrates the tenacity, skill, and athleticism it takes to be a logger, and community that builtRead more.
The Tradition of Cedar Bark Harvesting and Weaving
Cedar bark is integral to coastal First Nation Culture. Here are some interesting clips on cedar bark harvesting and weaving.Read more.
Take a Different Trail – 3 Tips for Winning at Financial Stability
If you’re not happy with your current financial situation, it might be time to jump off your usual path andRead more.
Loop the Lakes Race: Calling All Kids
Kids like 3 year old Malik Schorz love the 1k Loop the Lakes Kids' Race. Find out why is anRead more.
Adventure Photography: 5 Tips for Photos You’ll Cherish
Hints from an outdoor photography expert on how to capture the moment in stunning photos that pop!Read more.
State of the Art in the Sea to Sky
Opening night at this year's State of the Art in Whistler pays homage to talented local artists including the iconicRead more.
Spring Foraging for Wild Greens
Spring on the West Coast is when edible wild greens start popping up. Here are some easy to locate plantsRead more.
Nch’kay: Garibaldi Mountain Summit
One of the traditional Squamish Nation stories about Nch'kay (Garibaldi). Follow alpinist and filmmaker CJ Carter as he tries toRead more.
Life After Near Death – Sean Bridge’s New Beginning
After Sean Bridge nearly died on the Fraser River, he turned to woodworking in the name of rehabilitation. This isRead more.
Lovecoast: Next Stop, Home
Indie soul-pop band Lovecoast has a fresh sound and Squamish roots. Check out their exclusive playlist and interview and getRead more.
Dig It: Tips for a Healthy Garden This Spring
Growing a healthy garden is easy. Here are some tips from local expert and urban farmer Michalina Hunter.Read more.
Adventure Awaits – L’Aventure Attend
A beautiful short highlighting some of Squamish's surroundings from a tourist's perspective. This French Art-Doc will inspire you to stopRead more.
Behind the Scenes with Backcountry Brewing
Backcountry Brewing is set to open soon. Here is an inside look at what's in store.Read more.
Locals Guide to CIMC: 5 Things You Should Know
5 things you should know as a local about CIMC 2017.Read more.
I M U R: Our Electronic Soul Addiction
I M U R exudes an eclectic electronic mix of musical genres. Check out the playlist they've curated exclusively forRead more.
The Guild Art Collective: Designing Big
The Guild Art Collective is pushing the boundaries of installation art and stage design in the Sea-to-Sky and across NorthRead more.
Piña Pop – Squamish’s Juicy New Print Shop
Nadi Fantastic has a vision for bringing brands to life on cost-effective, eco-friendly fabrics. Find out about why Squamish's newestRead more.
#CIMC2017: A Meeting of the Minds in the Digital Age
The digital age is an era of possibility and opportunity expanding faster than most people can grasp. Connect, learn, andRead more.
Xeriscaping: Modern Gardening in the Sea to Sky
Save time, money and water. A simple guide to xeriscaping your Sea to Sky garden.Read more.
Giveaway: Win 2 Tickets to Change in the Making Conference
Want to get in on the hottest digital media event in Western Canada? We've got 2 tickets up for grabsRead more.
The Squamish Five: Urban Guerillas in the Midst
What do you get when you mix punk rock, women's rights, direct action, environmentalism, bombings, and porn? This infamous crew.Read more.
That Time Will Stanhope Crushed Zombie Roof
Zombie Roof is one of Squamish's most iconic climbs. Perry Beckham recounts it's beginnings, and Will Stanhope stylishly free solosRead more.
Modern Mac ‘n Cheese: For the Soul Food Connoisseur
Local plant-based chef and blogger Priscilla Ann Cannon shares a recipe for delicious plant-based mac 'n cheese. Don't count onRead more.
How To Say Sḵwx̱wú7mesh
The highway signs explained. A Squamish Nation language lesson that hits home.Read more.
The Unshakeable Legacy of James Bondage
Squamish in the mid-2000's was unflinchingly open and hedonistic. This event put it all on show for a very worthyRead more.
The Art of Creek Boating in the Winter
“That’s the beauty of Squamish, you can walk out your front door in a dry suit in the middle ofRead more.
The Aha Moment: Adventure Writing With Andrew Findlay
“As long as I’m coming from a place of initial interest with an adventure, a culture or a place, inevitablyRead more.
Aerial Rope Performance: Elise Ebner
Elise Ebner performing to "Wayfaring Stranger" on aerial rope.Read more.
Hard Times for West Coast Railway Heritage Park
The West Coast Railway Heritage Park has had a tough winter and is kindly asking for donations.Read more.
Doggy Wedding: Canine Valley Community Fundraiser
You're invited to a Doggy Wedding! Canine Valley community fundraiser set for February 25th at the Spice Root Kitchen +Read more.
Squamish Foraging 101
Everything you need to know about foraging in Squamish from our resident expert and newest contributor Michalina Hunter. Channel yourRead more.
Family Day – Find the Fun
We've asked a few local parents what they're doing to celebrate Family Day. If you're still on the hunt forRead more.
Ben Haggar at VIMFF – The Devil is in the Details
Squamish.com contributor Ben Haggar took home 2nd Place at the VIMFF photography awards last night. Here's the story behind theRead more.
This Beautiful Day: Meet the Artist
Have you ever wondered how "This Beautiful Day" ties in with the community of Squamish? Let the artist tell you.Read more.
Tom Wright- Film Curator for VIMFF
The curator of films featured at the Vancouver International Film Festival shares with us some local favourites and what itRead more.
Squamish’s First Industry: Hops Farming
The craft beer is thriving in these parts. But did you know that hops were the backbone of Squamish’s earlyRead more.
The Backyard Project – Episode 1
Follow Justin Lamoureux on his quest to ride all the peaks in the area around Squamish.Read more.
Nepal: From Our Mountain Town To Yours
An inside look at a farm that provides a safe place for women in earthquake-ravaged Nepal to control their destiny,Read more.
Vegan Banana Bread Muffins: Food Allergy Friendly!
This yummy muffin recipe was submitted by local mom, Leslie McQuade. It is tried, tested, and kid approved, also freeRead more.
That Time the Brew Pub Got Blacklisted
That's right. In another era, The Brew Pub was the lightning rod for conflict bubbling up in Squamish in theRead more.
Bass Coast Festival: This Space in Time
It outgrew its Squamish home some time ago, but the roots still run deep. Seeing how far this festival hasRead more.
Jack Habricht – Squamish Valley Pioneer
Did you know that Valleycliffe used to be called Skunk Hollow? We're throwing it back to the time of pioneerRead more.
The History of Shaving: Five Things You Didn’t Know
Between hipsters, lumbersexuals, and good old fashioned mountain men there is a lot of facial hair around these parts. TheRead more.
The Squamish River – A View From Above
A little invitation to explore the Squamish River courtesy of #thinkoutside. an unforgettable journey – a flight over the squamishRead more.
Passenger Trains for Moving People
Squamish had it figured out 100 years ago; a passenger train to carry people between here and Vancouver. It's timeRead more.
Spice Root: Thai Chicken Laap
Thailand is worth a trip just for the food. Spice Root's Josh Cecchine shares his recipe for this traditional ThaiRead more.
Don’t Blow Out the Spot
Is your favourite spot now swarming with people? Maybe it's time to fine-tune your social media strategy.Read more.
P.O.V. | Richie Schley Rides the Treasure Trail
It is exhilarating, petrifying, inspiring, giggle-inducing, and consequence riddled all in the same moment. And it all makes sense whenRead more.
Get Heard: Spread the Word
Before the internet, cell phones, and social media, this is how you spread the word.Read more.
Paddle Out- The Story Behind the Photo
Ben Haggar shares the story behind one of his most popular images, captured at a secret surf spot on SouthernRead more.
Winter Driving: Sea to Sky Highway 1960
Long before the four lanes of hyper-engineered road we know as the Sea to Sky Highway, the Seaview Highway snaked itsRead more.
Girls on Ice – Free Expeditions for Teens
Ice-covered volcanoes, Alaskan glaciers, and glacial ocean kayaking are a few of the potential adventures that await via Inspiring GirlsRead more.
How to Wrap A Bike
Here’s hoping all the good little groms get just what they ask for this year. What’s your wrapping style?Read more.
European Mulled Wine
Spice up the holidays with this tasty recipe shared with us by local Chef Dennis Bond. Yum!Read more.
Headlamps + Hikes on the Sea to Sky Gondola
Nothing makes it feel like the holidays more than the trifecta of snow, good food and good company. Here's aRead more.
Elfin Lakes Hut: The Birth of Backcountry Skiing in Squamish
You may know it as Elfin Lakes Hut, but what stood before was the Diamond Head Chalet. Here's the storyRead more.
The Wizard Behind Half Nelson: Ted Tempany
Half Nelson has been ranked the top mountain bike trail in the world. Meet the local legend who made itRead more.
Photos with Santa : 1958
Photos with Santa; hilarious results.Read more.
The Discovery Pass : Get Yours Free for 2017!
Canada is turning 150 year old! To celebrate, we all get a free pass to enjoy the natural gems thisRead more.
A Necessary Shift : Where Resource and Recreation Meet
Local photographer Ben Haggar's observations on the value of forests.Read more.
Jen McGuiness : A Green Thumb and Steady Perseverance
An unfulfilled Kickstarter campaign usually marks the end of the road for many entrepreneurs. But Jen McGuinness has a visionRead more.
Ground Up Climbing: Indoor Adventures
Many dreamed of it, but these guys pulled it off. This video capture the energy of this community hub.Read more.
Joshua Watts: Traditional Culture Today
Meet the man behind the traditional Squamish Nation sea canoe housed in the Xwu’nekw Canoe Shelter in Downtown Squamish.Read more.
Squamish has been doing backcountry since before it was a thing. Just ask these ladies.Read more.
What happens when you mix bikes, lights, and cameras? This!Read more.
The Best Place to Work in BC
BC Business Magazine has given Squamish its biggest kudos. But what does it actually mean?Read more.
GivingTuesday: The Black Friday Detox
This global event celebrates local charities, non profits, and community organizations. Here are some local groups that could use yourRead more.
The Versatile Stewart Hughes
Most recognised by his well-loved street art in Squamish, his new project gathers a curated group of Sea to SkyRead more.
Uber Fundraising : Mountainfilm Festival Delivers
This fundraiser for Squamish Search and Rescue was a sellout success, check out these numbers. (Also, check out our favouriteRead more.
Nathan Kukathus: Form Follows Function
This local designer launched two companies this year, Grade VII Climbing and Cardamon. But you might already be using someRead more.
Squamish Modern: Definition Through Design
How geography, culture, and heritage are shaping our own distinct aesthetic.Read more.
Pow Wow: Bridging Communities
The 14th Annual Squamish Valley Siyam Pow Wow is November 19 and 20, 2016. You're invited!Read more.
Refresh: More Than a Market
This impressive event showcases the entrepreneurial spirit, creativity, and style that runs deep in these parts. Meet the mavens whoRead more.
Desert Magic : An Escape from the Rain
Escape to the desert is a wonderful thing, especially with current rainfall numbers. A group of Squamish climbers head southRead more.
ROUNDUP: Local Food at Refresh Market
Our favourite market is back next weekend! We've started planning, and today we've got food on our mind.Read more.
Patricia Heintzman and the Importance of Art
Our mayor has a lifetime love of arts and culture. It's now translating to the Squamish experience.Read more.
The Noble Task: Different Conversations on Resource Use
In this short documentary, Quest student Tobias Freedner-Matesi explores different conversations that arise around natural resources and livelihood. The commonRead more.
Squamish Makers Collective: Up With Modern Design
These local 'mompreneurs' love of design, and their modern esthetic is redefining the face of local business. We like it.Read more.
Capra: Trail Running Billy Goats
Trail running is a one of the best ways to enjoy our enchanting landscape. The crew at Capra Running wantRead more.
Oh Hello! The Return of Snowboard Canada Magazine
..... and local photographer Jeff Patterson scored the front cover.Read more.
The Shared Knowledge of Local Beekeeping
Longtime beekeeper Phil Ellis passes the knowledge of Squamish style beekeeping to the next generation, and Nic Butler is pickingRead more.
Quest University: New President, New Era
Perched in the hills above Squamish, Quest University is turning the page to the next chapter of its existence. PeterRead more.
Autumn in Squamish
Fall in Squamish is magical. This drone footage highlights the fall colours and beautiful scenery we all love.Read more.
King Can Al : There’s Only One
Him and his dog are fixtures downtown, and at the crag. It seems like everyone's got a story about him.Read more.
Downtown Flood of 1940
Sometimes boats are the most viable option. Like during the downtown flood of 1940.Read more.
Jen Segger: Uber Athlete Turned Mom
As it turns out, the biggest adventure starts at home.Read more.
The Real Deal: KNWN Manufacturing
Squamish rides high with locally made skis, snowboards and splitboards.Read more.
A-Frame Brewing: Cabin Fever Hits Squamish
Upping Squamish's craft beer game, this cozy tasting room is opening October 2016.Read more.
SPOTIFY PLAYLIST | The Brightest Cloudy Days
Check out our latest 7 hours Spotify playlist. It's the perfect autumn sound track, and it's on heavy rotation atRead more.
Group of Seven’s Fred Varley
This iconic Canadian artist spent time capturing the Howe Sound in his paintings. Can you recognize these places?Read more.
Squamish Goes Boom
We all knew it was coming. It was only a matter of time. One thing for is sure, it feelsRead more.
Garden Greens Pesto
Has your kale taken on a life of its own? Use it up in this vegan recipe.Read more.
Learning With Tsawaysia: Medicinal Hydroponics
We're learning lessons in building modern hydroponic systems to grow ancestral medicines at home.Read more.
Fergie’s Cafe: How to Build a Family Business
They are the quintessential young Squamish family, turning this historic property into a favourite brunch spot. Meet the Freese Family.Read more.
2016: The Year of Miranda Miller
A stellar year competing, and a win at Crankworx 2016. We get the feeling she's just getting started.Read more.
Squamish Rampage: Boulder Love
The third annual Rampage Festival brought hundreds of climbers out to Squamish’s renowned granite boulders this weekend.Read more.
Seaview Highway Opens August 7, 1958
The Seaview Highway opened on August 7, 1958. Before then, a boat was your best option to get to Squamish.Read more.
A Birds Eye View of Squamish
Squamish.com is LIVE. Let's celebrate!Read more.
Wild Berry + Chia Seed Jam
It's berry picking season! Try this tasty jam out with your next harvest.Read more.
Painting With Prana
Local photographer Ben Haggar brings yoga photography to the next level with these fascinating shots taken on the Chief atRead more.
Diamond Head Trail: How Squamish Raised the Bar
It takes a village to build a trail, and when the Diamond Head Trail is complete, this 20km loop ofRead more.
7 Reasons We Love Mag’s 99
These guys deserve their cult like following. Besides bringing some soul to the Sea to Sky Highway. Here's the otherRead more.
Squampton: What’s in a Name?
Twenty years later, this nickname is still going strong. What gives?Read more.
The West Coast Chill
Sin Gin from Gillespies Fine Spirits and mint infused Squamish Water Kefir are the makings of your new favorite cocktail.Read more.
Spencer Seabrooke: The Man Behind the Video
You saw the footage of his world record slackline triumph on the Chief last summer. Since then, life has changedRead more.
Squamish Landing: 1905
Horse carriages unloading in Squamish. Circa 1905Read more.
Hevy Duty: Climber, Community Builder, Style Renegade
One of Squamish's most recognizable characters talks about technology, forging your own path, and why the kids are alright.Read more.
ARTISTS TO WATCH | Lan Yao
Peek behind the scenes with this talented artist, whose childhood in Communist China shaped her artistic style.Read more.
PLAYLIST| Memories of Squamish Valley Music Festival
This 5 hour playlist honours some of the most memorable performances of the last 5 years. RIP SVMF.Read more.
Saw Like a Girl: Amy Fenton’s Grandmother Shows Her the Ropes
Fifty six years after competing at Loggers Sports, Ruth Fenton will be cheering on her granddaughters in the Double BuckRead more.
Beet Salad with Maple Rhubarb Dressing
This modern beet salad is an homage to Westcoast gardeners. Chances are, you've got a lot of these ingredients growingRead more.
Kiteboarder Sam Medysky Roadtrips Through Squamish
Pro athlete Sam Medysky brings a film crew across Canada, showcasing some pretty amazing spots. Squamish is of course aRead more.
Watermelon and basil? Maven, mixologist, and sommelier, Kelly Ann Woods of Gillespie's Fine Spirits answers the question with this wickedRead more.
HOLIDAY ROUNDUP : Experiences for the Win
These local businesses sell in experiences, not just things. We like that.Read more.
Walking the Line with Johnny Cash
It's Loggers Sports Festival, July 28- Aug 1st. Remember that time the Man in Black performed?Read more.
Learning with Tsawaysia
Squamish Nation's Alice Guss on relearning culture, knowledge, and connecting us all.Read more.
INFOGRAPHIC | Couch Surfer’s Guide to Getting Invited Back
SQUAMISH.com has created this handy infographic to help even the most unaware of guests of curb their oblivion and beRead more.
The Life Aquatic: Return of the Howe Sound
With wildlife staging a comeback, marine based recreation is how local explorers are filling their days.Read more.
That Time the Grateful Dead Came to Squamish?
Right after the Woodstock Festival in 1969, Squamish hosted some very famous bands. If we hadn't seen the gig poster,Read more.
10-Step Guide to Buying a House
Check out this great Realtor.com resource! You’ll find 10 great articles here to help guide you through the home buyingRead more.
Seller Advice from the Experts
What is Dual Agency? Buy, Sell When a buyer is represented by the same brokerage firm that has the listing,Read more.
Getting a Mortgage
Finance How a Loan Forbearance Can Save Your House Finance Knowing you may lose your home because you can’tRead more.