Nestled between mountains and ocean lies the town of Squamish, British Columbia. Only an hour north of the city of Vancouver is one of the worlds greatest outdoor recreation centres. Squamish is renown for its world class climbing, hiking, kayaking, kite-surfing and alpine touring facilities but the sport that has been at the forefront of Squamish's outdoor recreation scene, especially in recent years is mountain biking. With a huge and expanding trail network, Canada's biggest series of mountain bike races and a thriving local cycling community, Squamish had become Canada's top mountain biking destination. If you're planning a trip to come riding in Squamish be sure to check out the great restaurants, pubs, shops and services Squamish has to offer. Here you will find the best places to go and things to do off the bike, because who knows, with all the riding you're going to be doing you may need a recovery day.