Kiteboarding, snowkiting

Squamish Kiteboarding - Outdoor Capital of Canada

Squamish is known for its many adrenaline attractions surrounding the city. A paradise for rock climbers with around 1300 routes and a great venue for bouldering with even double the number. Your adrenaline level can skyrocket on more than 500 mountain biking trails (some of them ultra-steep). visited one of the most popular outdoor resorts of North America to explore its wind-activities first.
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Kiteboarding and windsurfing are popular water sports in Squamish during the summer. Both sports are practised at the mouth of the Squamish River (called the Spit). Predictable wind on warm sunny days makes Squamish top kiteboarding location in western Canada. You can take high quality lessons from VKS Kiteboarding school, one of the best local guides. recommends VKS Kiteboarding team mainly because of its experience and a great weather (wind) advice.

Squamish and VKS Kiteboarding school have become popular with Vancouver and Whistler residents, both less than one hour away by highway.

How to get to Squamish

From Vancouver. Take the Sea to Sky Highway from West Vancouver. Once in Squamish, turn left at the Tim Horton’s (Industrial way). Turn Right on Queens way. Follow the road slightly to the left over the Train tracks. Take a right on the gravel road when you see the green sign that reads: The estuary/ Spit - is about 300meters after the train tracks. Follow the gravel road to the left and drive to the end of the Spit. There you will see the VKS Silver Bus.

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Source:  VKS Kiteboarding website   Thanks to Colin Ernst for permission.  All images are property of VKS Kiteboarding.  Video:  Youtube

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