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Fall on the Squamish

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Autumn Cruise

Aerial Eye Visuals

Canada's western province of British Colombia has some of the highest concentration of trees in North America.  While many are of the coniferous variety, the province also has large areas of deciduous trees which turn to brilliant colors in the Fall Season.  Contributor Aerial Eye Visuals gives us an epic look at the Fall colors along BC's Squamish River in this amazing drone video. The Squamish is a short but very powerful river in BC which drains a large area of the Coast Mountains.

BC Waterfall Tour

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Waterfalls of British Columbia

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The hundreds of rivers and streams of Canada's British Columbia province drain much of the entire Canadian Rockies system, which covers parts of BC as well as a good portion of neighboring Alberta.  Along the way, these waterf flows make for some epic waterfalls, as you'll see in this beautiful drone video by contributor bryanEASTMEDIA.  Watch it to get bird's eye views of a number of these falls, including Brandywine, Moul, Shannon, Sarahat, and Helmcken Falls.

BC's Cascade Falls

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Westcoast Winter Series | Cascade Falls

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With huge well-watered forests and highly varied elevations, it's no surprise that British Columbia in Western Canada is home to many waterfalls.  While the region lacks waterfalls with high name recognition like Niagara Falls, it is nonetheless home to many spectacular falls.  In this video, contributor and drone pilot indentmedia takes us to Cascade Falls, near Mission, BC.  Using a DJI drone, he gives us an amazing bird's eye look at these impressive falls.

Canadian Rockies DVOW Nominee

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The Great Canadian Rockies

Omar Uddin

Contributor Omar Uldin used a DJI Mavic Pro 2 to capture the astounding beauty of Canada's Rocky Mountains.  The range, part of the greater North American Rockies system, runs across portions of the provinces of British Columbia and Alberta.  The mountains are home to some of the country's most beautiful natural scenery, and large portions of it are part of Canada's national parks.  The video, which features some magnificent timelapses, was a Drone Video of the Week nominee in July, 2019. 

Alberta in Winter

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ALBERTA is Breathtaking...at 30 º Below

Where's Fuji?

Western Canada's Alberta province, which attracts significant interest from summer travelers, is a magical place in the winter for the properly clothed and sheltered.  As the mercury drops and chinook winds bring in polar air masses, the landscape, covered by the Canadian Rockies, turns to a land of frozen forests and mountain lakes.   In this video, contributor Fujibara Films does a phenomenal job of capturing this ice-cold wonderland from an aerial perpective.  

BC's Elk Mountain

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Elk Mountain - Chilliwack, BC

Pasquale Josepe

Behold this spectacular drone video from Western Canada, compliments of contributor Pasquale Joseph.  He created an epic aerial video of the area around Elk Mountain, near Chilliwack in British Columbia.  The mountain is part of the Cascades range which also covers portions of Washington and Oregon in the USA.  The mountain reaches an altitude of just over 1.4k meters (around 4.7k ft.).  It is an extremely desirable mountain for hiking treks and is also very popular with paragliders. 

Whistler Mountain

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Autumn Morning in Whistler

blueberry_media

Blueberry_media brings us this stunning drone video from Blackcomb Mountain, one of the mountains that make up the Whistler Blackcomb ski resort in Canada's British Columbia.  The mountain lies about 120 km (around 80 mi.) north of Vancouver, the largest city in Western Canada.  This area was in the world spotlight when Vancouver hosted the 2010 Winter Olympics; most of the ski-related events took place in Whistler.  Olympics aside, it's one of the most popular ski resorts in North America.    

BC's Lions Rocks

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Lion's Hike: Vancouver, BC

Pasquale Josepe

Seen from almost any point in Vancouver, the pointed rock formations known as The Lions are a familiar landmark in British Columbia, Canada and have provided inspiration in the naming of the local CFL football team, as well as Lion's Gate Entertainment.   Although the hiking can be a bit risky, they both remain popular spots for enthusiasts like Pasquale Josepe, who, fortunately for us, also packed his drone to capture his own adventure.  Watch it now to enjoy the beautiful aerial views he found!

Aerial Views of BC

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Aerial Reel.....Ode to BC

Aerial Eye Visuals

British Columbia is Canada's westernmost province, and is home to some of its most impressive natural scenery.  Using a Matrice 600 drone with a DJI Zenmuse X5 camera, top contributor Aerial Eye Visuals takes us on a tour of BC.  Shot over multiple seasons, the video provides bird's eye views of some of the most spectacular waterfalls, lakes, forests, endless hiking treks, and coastal scenes to be found anywhere anywhere in North America or indeed the world.   

Western Canada by Drone

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A Photography Story from Western Canada

AttilioRuffoPhotography

The Western Canadian province of Alberta is a study in contrasts.  While the eastern part of the province is prairie country, its western part is home to the spectacular Canadian Rockies.  Top contributor and drone pilot Attilioruffophotography took his DJI Mavic Pro drone on a tour of this vast province, resulting in this breathtaking aerial video.  Traveling through Banf, Jasper, and Yolo National Parks, he shows us the spectacular beauty of Alberta from an aerial perspective.  

Fun in BC

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An Average BC Weekend

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Squamish is a small town in Canada's British Columbia province.  It is situated a bit north of Vancouver, the province's largest city and the largest city in Western Canada.  Squamish is a quintissential BC landscape with mountains, lakes, and waterfalls galore.  Top contributor Brayden Hall  (aka Braybraywoowoo) went on a hiking adventure to Elfin Lakes near  Squamish and got this epic aerial footage of the area, including Brandywine Falls and Howe Sound.

Squamish Valley

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Love this time of year....

Aerial Eye Visuals

Aerial Eye Visuals created this amazing drone video of a corner of British Columbia in southwestern Canada.  Squamish is a town near the Howe Sound of BC, due north of Vancouver.  It is in the Squamish Valley, which is an important logging area in western Canada.  The Squamish Valley was a shooting location for the 2015 critically acclaimed film The Revenant, including its most well known scene in which the protagonist was badly mauled by a Grizzly bear.  

The Canadian Pacific Railroad

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Canadian CP Rail in a Winter Wonderland

Husermimi

It would be hard to overstate the importance of railroads to the history of the development of Western Canada; if anything the rail system was even more imporant here than in the Western USA.  Whether it's passenger or freight traffic, the top  Canadian railroad is the mighty Canadian Pacific, or CP for short.  It's headquartered in Calgary, Alberta.  In this epic video, contributor SkyAviatrix gives us a marvelous aerial  view of a stretch of CP line in Western Canada. 

The Great West

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Into The West - North America

MikeBishop.tv

Award winning contributor Mike Bishop filmed this aerial masterpiece across a great expanse of western Canada.  The film starts on the Alberta plains, then to the Canadian Rockies, and then on to Vancouver in British Columbia before heading briefly south across the border to the United States for a wrap up.  Sit back and enjoy the bird's eye views of this marvelous and diverse natural landscape of the great expanses of Western Canada, from one of the world's top aerial videographers.

Hiking in BC

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VANCOUVER TRAILS - Hiking BC Canada

Pasquale Josepe

Contributor Pasquale Josep created this phenomenal video of British Columbia, in western Canada.  It was shot both in Vancouver and the surrounding wilderness areas.  If you haven't been to BC but see things which look familiar, it may be because you've seen them at the movies: BC is now a top movie filming location, ranging from Vancouver's "starring" role in the 50 Shades series to the BC wilderness which was used to film the famous bear scene in the Revenant.  

Drone Tour of Vancouver

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Drone Video of Vancouver, BC

christianluxon

Contributor Christianluxon created this amazing drone video of Vancouver, the great city on Canada's Pacific coast.  The 2010 Winter Olympics host city is the center of a metropolitan area with a population of about 2.5 million as of 2018, making it the third largest city in Canada after Toronto and Montreal.  Its also the largest container port in Canada, and the primary means by which the goods of Asia reach Canadian consumers.  Most would also agree that it's Canada's most visually stunning city.  

BC's Cabin Country

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Gone to the Cabin | British Columbia, Canada

blueberry_media

For those who enjoy the great outdoors, Western Canada is considered amongst the most desirable places in the world.  By driving relatively short distances from Vancouver, one can have easy access to some of the most magnificent parks, forests, and recreational areas in North America.  In this video, Blueberry_Media used a DJI Mavic Pro drone to give us a bird's eye view of the mountains of BC, a true heaven for campers, hikers, and backpackers.

Kayaking BC's Ice Shelf

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Kayaking the ice shelf

myworldphoto

As most of the most well known parts of Canada's British Columbia are in the southern part of the province, it's easy to forget just how far north it extends.  A good deal of southern Alaska in the USA lies just west of BC, and the province's northern border is at 60 degrees north latitude.  In this video by Myworldphoto, you'll get a bird's eye view of one of the growing activities in northern BC: kayaking on the edges of the extensive glaciers which line much of the northern Pacific coast. 

The Canadian Rockies

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LUCID DREAMING- CANADIAN ROCKIES

elnaz555

Contributor and drone pilot Elnaz555 is known for her epic drone videos of Ontario, from which she hails.  To make this video though she headed west, to the Canadian Rockies of Alberta.  She captured some amazing aerial footage of these impressive peaks around Banff and Jasper National Parks, home of some of the most beautiful Alpine scenery in North America.  To comply with laws, the drone footage was captured from within Canmore, outside of the park boundaries.  

Banff Park

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Banff National Park (2018)

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Banff National Park is one of the natural treasures of Canada.  The oldest national park in the country, it covers over 6.6k square km (around 2.6k square mi.) of the Canadian Rockies west of Calgary in the province of Alberta.  The park is home to spectacular natural sites like Lake Louise, as well as some of the most famous lodges and hotels in Canada.  Banff receives an incredible three million visitors per year.  You can check out Banff from a bird's eye perspective in this drone video by jdginnovative.  

Front Range of the Canadian Rockies

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Road Trip

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Contributor Bunlee created this magnificent aerial tour of the front range of the Canadian Rockies range in Alberta.  The video was shot on a road trip to Kananaskis country, a large park area in the range's foothills, situated roughly between (and a bit east of) the Banff and Jasper national parks.  Kananaskis Country was the shooting location for much of the 2015 movie The Revenant, which garnered actor Leonard Di Caprio his first Oscar award for Best Actor.  

Wetlands of the Fraser Valley

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Cheam Lake Wetlands

Pasquale Josepe

Top contributor Pasquale Josepe created this beautiful drone video of a wetlands area of Western Canada.  The video was filmed in the Cheam Lake Wetlands Regional Park in the Fraser River Valley of British Columbia.  The area is a relatively flat zone which occurs downstream of the Fraser Canyon.  It's an important bird sanctuary and a popular spot for hikes and other outdoor recreations.  It's located just east of Chilliwack, BC.

Aerial Tour of Western Canada

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Canada - An Aerial Journey

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Top contributor Videosophy traveled from his native Hawaii to Canada to create this truly epic aerial tour of the country's western landscapes.  Shot mostly over British Columbia, the video will take you over some of the greenest forests and river valleys on earth.  With brilliant bird's eye views of this great North American wilderness treasure, you will appreciate why Western Canada is considered one of the world's greatest venues for hikers, campers, and fishermen.  

Vancouver's Lighthouse Park

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Lighthouse Park - West Vancouver, BC

raphael_bellizzi

Check out this drone videos of one of the most well-known parks of greater Vancouver, Canada, compliments of contributor raphael_bellizzi.  It's called Lighthouse Park, and it is situated on a small promontory on the north side of Burrard Inlet.  It's the home of the Point Atkinson Lighthouse, which provides navigational guidance to shipping in and out of Vancouver Harbor.  Built in 1914 and now automated, the lighthouse (and surrounding park) is a National Historic Site of Canada.  

BC's Joffre Lakes

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Zen time at Joffre Lakes

Aerial Eye Visuals

Aerial Eye Visuals created this excellent drone video of a major outdoor recreational area in Western Canada.  Joffre Lakes Provincial Park is located near Pemberton in the southwestern corner of British Columbia.  The centerpiece of the park is three glacier fed lakes: Lower, Middle, and Upper Joffre Lakes.  Due to silting patterns, the waters of the lake are a distinctive torquoise color.  Opened in 1988, the park is one of the major outdoor attractions in BC.

Evans Peak, PC

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EVANS PEAK - Hiking Vancouver BC

Pasquale Josepe

Measuring in with an elevation of just over 1.1k meters (just over 3.7k ft.), Evans Peak is a peak in Golden Ears Provincial Park, British Columbia, Canada. It's located about a two hour drive northeast of Vancouver.  Pasquale Josepe brings us along for the ride as he traverses the trail, rated "hard" by the Park's standard. One of our favorite shots comes at the end of the 2 minute piece: a dronie of Pasquale's lone tent on the edge of the mountain.   

Snowbiking at Whistler

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iRev 2018 - Geoff Kyle's Freeride

chrisneibauer

Geoff Kyle has made a career out of big mountain freeride sledding. His tours take other snowseekers throughout Whister on sleds and snowbikes. However, the team in this video are no amatuers - they're team iRev, a group of people that love anything to do with motors and revs. Watch them rip down, around, and over the mountain in this Drone Video of the Week nominated video.  It was shot at the Whistler Ski Resort in British Columbia, Canada, about an hour drive north of Vancouver.

Orcas off Saturna Island

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Orca Encounters

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Orca's, otherwise known as killer whales, are one of the most fascinating species.  Closely related to dolphins, they are among the most intelligent of whale species.  They are some of the most fearsome predators in the sea, and one of the few capable of attacking larger whales.  Contributor Swacolez encountered a pod of orca's off of Saturna Island in Western Canada, creating this memorable drone video from the occasion.  

FPV in BC

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VASTR - Exploring the Landscape of British Columbia

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The Canadian province of British Columbia is well known for its incredible landscapes. The west coast is defined by the Pacific Ocean, while the Canadian Rocky Mountains spread throughout its boundaries. Colorado FPV pilot airblastr is well-versed in traversing mountainsides, but these locations are next level. He’ll fly through the glaciers, over the mountains, and surf so tight to the landscape you feel like you should close your eyes lest he crash. Well done, sir!

Hiking Spots near Vancouver

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BRITISH COLUMBIA SEASON 2 - Vancouver Hiking Trails

Pasquale Josepe

For people who want to live in a major city and have easy access to epic mountain hiking spots, it's tough to beat Vancouver, Canada.  The largest city in Western Canada is within an hour's drive of some of the most beautiful mountain areas of North America.  In this drone video, contributor Pasquale Joseph brings some of this scenery to life from a bird's eye perspective: snow-capped peaks, glacial fields, green valleys, and shimmering lakes, all easy day-trips from  Vancouver. 

Okanagan: BC's Cottage Country

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Okanagan Summer

plangereis

Here's a nice aerial view of a mountainous area of British Columbia in Western Canada, compliments of contributor and drone pilot plangereis.  It's a region called Okanagan, and it's located to the northeast of the city of Vancouver in the south-central part of the province.  Okanagan is sort of the Western Canadian equivalent of the "cabin country" of Ontario and Quebec - a region of numerous lakes and lakeside homes within a relatively short driving distance of the province's major city.  I

Minnekhada Regional Park

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MINNEKHADA - Hiking British Columbia

Pasquale Josepe

Top conctributor Pasquale Joseph created this beautiful drone video of a regional park near Vancouver, Canada.  It's called Minnekhada Regional Park and it's situated along the Pitt River near Coquitlam, British Columbia.  Coquitlam is one of the larger Vancouver suburbs, lying on the eastern end of the Greater Vancouver metropolitan area.  The center of the park is an area of marshland, home to many bird varieties.  The park affords five different hikeable viewing points to see the marsh.  

Mount Seymour, Greater Vancouver

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Mount Seymour Views

plangereis

Vancouver is known in part for the spectacular mountain scenery and skiing spots which are just a short drive from the city, the largest in Western Canada.  One of these spots is Mount Seymour.  Located in the Mount Seymour Provincial Park, it's situated just north of North Vancouver.  The mountain has a peak elevation of 1.45k meters (about 4.75k ft.) above sea level and is a popular hiking and skiing mountain.  You can check it out in this beautiful drone video by contributor plangereis.  

Vancouver's False Creek

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Vancouver Day + Night

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False Creek is one of the most important geographical features of Vancouver, Canada.  As the name suggests, it's not actually a creek but rather an inlet of English Bay.  It separates downtown Vancouver from the rest of the city to the south.  In this drone video by contributor eyecon, you'll get a bird's eye view of this important waterway.  The video opens with a great shot of the Telus Science World at Telus World of Science complex, an important landmark which marks the eastern end of False Creek.

Dawson Falls, Wells Gray Park

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Dawson Falls at Well's Gray Park BC Canada

bcskyeye13

Wells Gray Provincial Park in British Columbia is one of the top spots to see waterfalls in Western Canada.  Located in the east-central part of the province, BC's fourth-largest provincial park is home to seven separate waterfalls on the Murtle River.  See here in this drone video by bcskeye13, Dawson Falls drops a total of 20 meters (66 ft.) in two stages, across a width of about 90 meters (just under 300 ft.).  The Murtle River rises from a glacier in the Cariboo Mountains and drains into the Clearwater River.  

Banff and Jasper

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Canadian Rocky Mountains 4K - Banff/Jasper Alberta - DJI Mavic Pro

Feelin1Hunnid

Banff and Jasper National Parks are home to some of the finest natural scenery in Canada.  Both lie along the front range of the Canadian Rockies, in southwestern Alberta.  Banff is the southernmost of the two as well as the older (it's Canada's oldest national park) and is only a short drive from Calgary; Jasper lies to the northwest of Banff.  In this drone video by Feelin1Hunnid, you'll get a bird's eye view of these stunning wilderness areas, much of which is part of a UNESCO World Heritage site.   

Helmcken Falls: Canada's #4 Waterfall

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Helmcken Falls: The Fourth Highest Waterfall in Canada

bcskyeye13

Check out these spectacular drone views of one of the largest and most famous Canadian waterfalls, compliments of bcskeye13. Helmcken Falls is situated on the Murtle River, a tributary of the Clearwater River.  It's part of Wells Gray Provincial Park in the east-central part of British Columbia.  The great falls feature a drop of 141 meters (463 ft.), making it the fourth-tallest waterfall in Canada.  The other three largest waterfalls - Hunlen, Takakkaw, and Della Falls - are all also located in BC.

Drifting over the Clouds of BC

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Where the Livingston meets the Oldman

myworldphoto

Opening with incredible shots of the clouds drifting over the mountains of British Columbia in Western Canada, this natural beauty piece by pilot myworldphoto shows off the world as he saw it on a recent fishing trip. He’ll give us a variety of top-down shots of the evergreen trees as the river he fishes in weaves through and cuts the landscape. It’s a simple, refreshing flight that may have you considering the expansive wilderness areas of BC for your next trip! 

Fraser River Bridge Crossings

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Lower Fraser

plangereis

The Fraser River is the longest in the Canadian province of British Columbia.  It forms in the Canadian rockies and runs nearly 1.4k km (about 850 mi.) to empty into the Strait of Georgia in Richmond, which lies just to the south of Vancouver.  There are numerous bridges crossing the river, all of which are critical to the infrastructure of Greater Vancouver.  In this drone video by plangereis, you'll get a nice view of the river's bridge crossings near the towns of Surrey, New Westminster, and Coquitlam.

Drone Views of Kamloops

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A drive to Dryland

blueberry_media

The Kamloops is a city in south-central British Columbia, Canada, in a region known as Okanagan. The name of the city comes from the Shuswap word, "Tk'əmlúps", meaning "meeting of the waters” since it is where the the two branches of the Thompson River meet and just east of Kamloops Lake. You can see the powerful Thompson River from above in this aerial video by blueberry_media. They’ll take in the mountains and rolling hills in fall, capturing the colors of the season. 

Cypress Mountain, Greater Vancouver

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CYPRESS MOUNTAIN - Vancouver

Pasquale Josepe

Cypress Mountain is a well-known ski area on the outskirts of Vancouver in Western Canada.  Located about a half hour drive north of downtown on the slopes of two mountains (Mt. Strachan and Black Mountain), the resort operates over 50 ski runs.  When Vancouver hosted the Winter Olympics in 2010, Cypress was the venue for the freestyle skiing and snowboarding event.  What's perhaps less appreciated is the beauty of the place in the summer months; check out this drone video by Pasquale Josepe.  

Sooke, Vancouver Island

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My type of Mornin....

Aerial Eye Visuals

In this drone video, Aerial Eye Visuals does a fantastic job of capturing a beautiful foggy morning on Vancouver Island in Western Canada.  The video was shot around the town of Sooke, which lies near the southern tip of the island.  Sooke is situated just a short distance west of Victoria (the BC Capital), across the Salish Sea from the Olympic Peninsula of Washington.  Sometimes confused with the city of Vancouver, the island actually lies across the Strait of Georgia from BC's largest city.  

Squamish Valley in Fall

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Halloween Vibes

Aerial Eye Visuals

See beautiful Squamish, British Columbia, Canada in fall via this aerial video by pilot Aerial Eye Visuals. Squamish is surrounded by mountains like the Stawamus Chief, a huge granite monolith, and sits on the northern tip of the Howe Sound. The views are as beautiful as they may seem, seen here in what is the shortest and most stunning time of year. The grays of the mountain contrast with the green, yellow, and orange of the trees that are holding on to the last remnants of their summer foliage. 

Hiking BC's Crown Mountain

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CROWN MOUNTAIN - Hiking Vancouver, BC Canada

Pasquale Josepe

Crown Mountain is a peak north of North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The hike to Crown Mountain behind Grouse Mountain is quite arduous; however, climbers who are able to reach the summit at 1.5k meters (around 5k ft.) are met with incredible views of the Capilano Watershed, the Lions, and even the city of Vancouver far off in the distance.  Avid hiker and pilot Pasquale Josepe did the climbing for us; now we all just get to sit back and enjoy the views. 

BC's Capitano Bridge

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DRONED Preview: Capilano Bridge

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This is a preview clip for one of the episodes of the Droned TV series which was co-produced by AirVuz and aired on the Science Channel in the summer of 2016.  In this episode, the Pigeon Vision crew gets hired to take drone footage of the Capilano Suspension Bridge in Western Canada.  The 70 meter (230 ft.) span over the Capilano River north of Vancouver was built in the late 19th century, and completely rebuilt in the mid-20th.  Privately owned, it's a major tourist attracting in British Columbia.

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