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Surrounded by raptors at the World Eagle Capital. An Eagle Float Tour by Sunwolf Lodge in Brackendale north of Squamish is the perfect adventure for bird-loving travellers. | thetravellingmom.ca

Surrounded by Raptors at the World Eagle Capital

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Floating down the Cheakamus River in our yellow Sunwolf lodge raft, I quickly run out of digits to count the white-headed mature eagles and their brown juvenile friends overhead. We are surrounded by raptors on our Eagle Float Tour in Brackendale, self-styled World Eagle Capital, just north of Squamish, British Columbia. Brackendale earned bragging rights as the site of the largest concentration of bald eagles in the world back in 1994. The annual eagle count that year numbered an incredible 3,769 raptors counted…

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If you're looking for some great winter family fun, the Sea to Sky Gondola in Squamish has activities galore, and is just 30 minutes from Vancouver.

Enjoying Winter Fun on the Sea to Sky Gondola, Squamish

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A new year brings forth resolve to try new things and do family activities with more dedication. Injecting more fun in our lives should be also be a New Year’s resolution, don’t you agree? We enjoyed a great summer visit to the Sea to Sky Gondola after its official opening in May 2014, but wintertime brings an entirely new bevy of outdoor activities to get the family moving in the great outdoors. The snow has been flying of late, and I for…

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The Sea to Sky Gondola is the newest attraction along the beautiful Sea to Sky highway between Vancouver and Whistler that puts Squamish firmly on the map. (via thetravellingmom.ca)

High in the sky with Sea to Sky Gondola, Squamish

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The newest attraction along the beautiful Sea to Sky highway between Vancouver and Whistler puts Squamish firmly on the map as a must-stop destination. The Sky to Sky Gondola opened in May, and has immediately become a hit with locals, day-trippers and tourists. Located just 45-minutes from Vancouver, the Gondola has opened up a whole new area around the climbing mecca of the Stawamus Chief, by allowing those of us who can’t (or won’t) rock-climb the granite cliff face, or hike up from…

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