PHOTOS: It’s a winter wonderland on B.C.’s south coast

Snow blankets Vancouver on Tuesday. (AdventureHan/Twitter)Snow blankets Vancouver on Tuesday. (AdventureHan/Twitter)
Snow blankets Vancouver on Tuesday. (AdventureHan/Twitter)Snow blankets Vancouver on Tuesday. (AdventureHan/Twitter)
Snow fell in the Lower Mainland Tuesday. (Hilary Aulando/Twitter)Snow fell in the Lower Mainland Tuesday. (Hilary Aulando/Twitter)
Tyson plays in the Vancouver snow Tuesday. (Val McKinnon/Twitter)Tyson plays in the Vancouver snow Tuesday. (Val McKinnon/Twitter)
Snow blankets downtown Vancouver Tuesday. (Fairmont Vancouver/Twitter)Snow blankets downtown Vancouver Tuesday. (Fairmont Vancouver/Twitter)
A little bit of green still peeks out around the snow in Stanley Park on Tuesday. (Ruben Wills/Twitter)A little bit of green still peeks out around the snow in Stanley Park on Tuesday. (Ruben Wills/Twitter)
Snow covers roofs and lawns in Vancouver Tuesday. (David Kuo/Twitter)Snow covers roofs and lawns in Vancouver Tuesday. (David Kuo/Twitter)
Vancouverites brave the elements in Vancouver Tuesday. (Kevin Milligan/Twitter)Vancouverites brave the elements in Vancouver Tuesday. (Kevin Milligan/Twitter)
Snow blankets Vancouver on Tuesday. (onlyslightlyneurotic/Twitter)Snow blankets Vancouver on Tuesday. (onlyslightlyneurotic/Twitter)

Much of Metro Vancouver saw its first blast of winter this week as up to half a foot of snow blanketed the region on Tuesday.

According to Environment Canada, North Vancouver saw up to 13 centimetres while the Vancouver International Airport saw seven centimetres.

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But while the Lower Mainland saw the typical slipping and sliding around the region’s frozen roads, plenty of people were out enjoying the fun.