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An increase in tourists to swimming cliffs previously frequented mostly by locals is posing a challenge, says the mayor of the District of North Vancouver.
Richard Walton said social media is making spots like Lynn Canyon more popular among visitors who aren’t familiar with the risks of the area.
“We find that a lot of people are coming to areas like this, and they glorify it. They don’t accurately reflect the extent of the risks and what it often does is you find a lot of other mostly young folk who come in and wish to share that same
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