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"Cap Crusher", Capilano Canyon, Cleveland Dam, North Vancouver, BC, Canada

Vancouver embraces spring in grand style

The first few days of spring in Vancouver, Canada have seen sun, first signs of new life, and warm temperatures reaching +15C (60F). The days have highlighted a clear advantage for being present in the “Canadian Southwest,” compared to the lingering winter hanging on so desperately in other parts of the country.

Over an 11-hour period, I’m fortunate to catch a few special moments:

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A visual tour of the local hills in Vancouver

Duration: 1 minute 55 seconds.

View from Deer Lake, Burnaby, BC, Canada – 1300h PST (2100h UTC), on Wednesday, January 11, 2012.

Cypress Mountain, Grouse Mountain, and Mount Seymour are each at an altitude of about 4000 feet (1200 metres). The Lions are a little higher, topping out at about 4200 feet (1300 metres). Most residents refer to these as the “local hills”, which I’ve known since I was a boy. Burnaby Mountain on which the main campus of Simon Fraser University resides is a mere 1200 feet (a little under 400 metres) in height.

This post appears originally on Fotoeins Fotopress (fotoeins.com).

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