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Mount 7 in Golden BC

“Indeed, you don’t go to Golden because you love Banff.” It’s my favourite line from the latest article on our l’il mountain town, published in today’s Globe & Mail. The piece is on the delight of skiing, biking, and paragliding “the 7,” a trifecta of favoured traditions for many...

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Gorman Lake: Golden BC’s signature hike

Gorman Lake is one of Golden BC’s defining local hikes. It’s also a bit of a metaphor for Golden living; fantastic for families and spectacular in so many ways. It’s just navigating the darn access road getting there.... The first time we made our way to Gorman Lake to hike, bumping along in an old truck with...
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Dining in Golden BC

I love eating out. It’s true. It doesn’t matter which meal, I’m keen. The glitch in our household is that my husband, whose work keeps him on the road 140 days a year, finds home-cooked more of a treat than restaurant dining. It’s not always easy to convince him to eat out --...

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Adventures on Horseback in Golden BC

Guest Post by Amy Barrett

Living in Golden for fifteen years has given me plenty of time to explore the many adventurous possibilities here and in the surrounding parks. My latest adventure -- horseback riding, the oldest form of transportation (aside from walking).

A bit of background:

In 1858, a...

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