The Stawamus Chief Hike is a day hike near Squamish, BC. It’s a fairly strenuous climb up the mountain, but there are three different peaks you can visit and the views of Howe Sound are worth it.
This intermediate hike will take you through forest and meadows before you reach the peak of St. Mark’s Summit. Stunning views of the surrounding mountains and Howe Sound are waiting for you at the top.
This extremely popular trail on Vancouver Island is for seasoned hikers and takes about a week to complete. It’s a coastal trail with incredible views of the Island’s wilderness.
The steep trail of Crown Mountain Hike makes it best suited to advanced hikers. Hikers should use caution as they descend the steep slope towards Crown Pass — it’s a bit tricky. But those who persevere will be rewarded with breathtaking views of surrounding mountains and even the city of Vancouver.
Panorama Ridge is an advanced hike that is best done in two days. There are places to camp at Garibaldi Lake and Taylor Meadows. On this hike, you will be treated to meadows of wildflowers and spectacular views of Helm Lake.
A popular trail for tourists and British Columbians alike, Berg Lake Trail is a beautiful backcountry route. The full trail is a good option for advanced hikers, while there are less strenuous and lengthy trails along the same route for beginners.
This trail is the Rockies at its best. It combines a circuit of a green glacial lake surrounded by mountains, with a diversion to Emerald Basin through forests and avalanche chutes to see the glacier that created it all.