Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Outdoors

Victoria man recounts harrowing tale of near-fatal Mount Everest climb

“...I truly believe I was in danger of dying up there.”

Westshore Motocross offer summer camps and birthday parties for all ages

They even offer birthday parties and summer camps! 🏍

Thetis Lake Park has just been expanded by over 150 hectares

At a cost of $6.5 million.

You can now spend a night stargazing in these incredible domes in Tofino

We’re SO ready for this glamping trip 😍

A gorgeous harvest moon is set to rise over Vancouver Island on Monday

The forecast for Monday night is clear skies

Mars is now the closest to Earth than it has been in 15 years

Have you spotted the Red Planet yet?

Langford Lake closed to swimmers due to high E.coli level

The water will be tested again next week.

3 gorgeous local parks you have to go camping at this summer (VIDEOS)

Can't get enough of these island vibes 🏝

BC Parks introduces new fund for volunteer projects

$240,000, to be precise
Kitesurfer Larry Dennis Gear Stolen

Victoria kitesurfer appeals to the public after $15000 worth of gear stolen

"If anyone can get it I'll pay $500 with no questions asked," said kitesurfer Larry Dennis
Hiking Victoria Mount Douglas

5 breathtaking views worth hiking to around Victoria

Let us know which ones we've missed ⛰️
Baby Goat Cuddle

The Victoria Lavender Farm needs you to cuddle its baby goats (PHOTOS)

It's a tough job, but someone's got to do it 🐐
Skyler Roberts Canada Alzheimer's

Ontario man to begin cross-Canada bike trip for Alzheimer’s in Victoria

He walked over 7000km across the States last year! 😮

Victorian’s message in a bottle washes up in Oregon

If that wasn't awesome enough, the message itself is full of inspiration and kindness.

Here’s how you can help shape the future of Topaz Park

Disc golf or a splash park, anyone?

Mount Washington will kick off ski season one week early

The announcement marks the first early opening in five years.

Over 1,000 potentially fatal death cap mushrooms found in Oak Bay

One mushroom can kill an adult.

Large salmon shark spotted off the coast of Vancouver Island (VIDEO)

Former NHL player and Vancouver Canuck Willie Mitchell went tuna hunting with a group of people when they suddenly saw a shark fin in the water. 

An epic harvest moon is set to light the Victoria sky tomorrow

Don't forget to look outside at sunset on Thursday.

Northern Lights illuminate Vancouver Island skies overnight (PHOTOS)

And a camera wasn't needed to see them!

Itchy black bear spotted on Sooke trail camera (VIDEOS)

When you've got an itch, you can't scratch.

Todd Creek Trestle near Sooke Potholes closed until further notice for repair

CRD staff are assessing repair options and will update the public when the trestle will reopen.
Smoky Sunset Victoria

7 places to view the smokey sunset this evening

Last night's "apocalyptic red ball of fire" made for incredible photos. So we put together a list of locations to help up your smoky sunset Instagram game.
Smoky Victoria Sunset

19 amazing photos of Victoria’s smoky skies

If you've been outside in Victoria today, you'll notice that our regularly scheduled blue-sky programming has been interrupted by a smoky haze. We've compiled a collection...
Hidden Victoria beaches

5 awesome beaches in Victoria you need to check out

Here are several sandy gems you might not know about.
Butchart Gardens

Butchart Gardens named 8th best attraction in Canada by USA Today

The gardens outranked the likes of Lake Louise and Old Montreal!

Here are 10 FREE water parks for the kids in and around Victoria

Grab the towels, sunscreen and stay cool this summer!

The Sooke Hills Wilderness Trail is now open for hiking!

Looking for new hiking route this summer? The Capital Regional District (CRD) has got your back. The Sooke Hills Wilderness Trail is now open for...

3 scenic places to fly a kite in Victoria and then grab a...

Fy a kite this weekend and satiate your hunger!

World Naked Gardening Day is happening this Saturday: May 6

Celebrate weeding, planting flowers and trimming hedges in the buff.

100-plus new campsites ready to go on Vancouver Island with more to come

100 new campsites have been added to Vancouver Island and the Sunshine Coast in time for the upcoming camping season - with more to...

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