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Outdoor Adventures

By SHERI RADFORD

The cliché is, indeed, true: you can snowboard, golf and sail all on the same day in Vancouver—plus admire the cherry blossoms

A picture-perfect day at on Grouse Mountain. (Photo: KK Law)

A picture-perfect day at on Grouse Mountain. (Photo: KK Law)

Spring snowboarding and skiing at Grouse Mountain, a 15-minute drive from downtown Vancouver, offer spectacular views of the city and ocean.

Wind and waves make for an exhilarating day on the waters of English Bay. (Photo: Kevin Arnold/Destination BC)

Wind and waves make for an exhilarating day on the waters of English Bay. (Photo: Kevin Arnold/Destination BC)

Landlubbers and salty dogs alike enjoy sailing in the picturesque waters around Vancouver

The beautiful cherry blossoms signal the beginning of spring. (Photo: iStock/Maxvis)

Beautiful cherry blossoms signal the beginning of spring. (Photo: iStock/Maxvis)

Every spring, the Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival celebrates the thousands of flowering cherry trees on city streets.

A golfer attempts a birdie on the 14th hole at Furry Creek. (Photo: KK Law)

A golfer attempts a birdie on the 14th hole at Furry Creek. (Photo: KK Law)

Fore! It doesn’t get any more relaxing than 18 holes at Furry Creek Golf and Country Club, a half-hour drive from Vancouver.

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