Sharpen your landscape photography skills and get exercise in on this 6-hour snowshoeing-and-photography tour in Hollyburn Peak. Led by a professional photographer, this tour is suitable for intermediate-level snowshoers. Capture shots of the Georgia Straight, the Lions and the Grouse Mountain area. Whether you’re packing the latest DSLR unit or a camera phone, your guide will help you create frame-worthy photos. Enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour, limited to 15 people, as well as round-trip transportation from a central Vancouver location.
Start of the Hollyburn Peak trail
Discover the beauty of Hollyburn Peak, about 30 minutes outside of Vancouver, on snowshoes and capture Canada’s winter wonderland with your camera. This 6-hour tour is perfect for those who already have snowshoeing experience. Along with your camera of choice, pack snacks and wear winter attire (layered clothing, waterproof jacket/hiking boots, toque, mittens).
You can meet your professional photographer in the parking lot of Cypress Mountain, or opt to take transport from a central Vancouver location. Upon arrival, receive a safety briefing on proper snowshoeing, and then set off after your guide, who has more than 10 years of hiking and guiding experience.
Head to Hollyburn Peak, an uphill snowshoe trail. At the top, you’re rewarded with views of the Georgia Straight, the Lions, and the nearby Grouse Mountain area.
Stop here for a break, enjoy your snacks and work further on framing beautiful shots. No matter what kind of camera you bring, you will be coached on creative composition. Along the way, learn engaging information about the area.
Your tour ends with return transport to Vancouver, with compelling images of the Canadian winter to take home.