Egmont, British Columbia

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Top Hiking Spots in and near Egmont

  • Powell River, British Columbia

    Backcountry Hike and Hut Camp the Northern Portion of the Sunshine Coast Trail

    31.1 mi / 3937 ft gain
    This adventure is a 50km backcountry hiking and camping trip and should not be attempted without prior backcountry experience.  It is recommended you attempt this trail in a group.  Below is a detailed description of how to get to the trail and your options for huts while on the trail:The Sunshin...
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  • Squamish-Lillooet D, British Columbia

    Hike to Crooked Falls

    4.0
    4 mi / 1400 ft gain
    The trail to Crooked Falls starts at the Sigurd Creek Trail. The coordinates are: N49.910556, W-123.322817. It is a scenic dive just past the Squamish city center and the Squamish River.  Once at the trail head you'll walk across a bridge over Sigurd Creek and follow the logging road for a couple...
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  • Whistler, British Columbia

    Hike to High Falls Creek, BC

    5.0
    5.3 mi / 1719.2 ft gain
    This is a great hike with varied terrain. From a flat meandering path to steep, scramble sections with chains and braided ropes. The must-see attraction on this trail is the thunder force of tumbling water heard throughout the day as you hike along a steep walled canyon.You have the option of par...
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  • Parksville, British Columbia

    Explore Lasqueti Island

    15.5 mi / 754.6 ft gain
    Lasqueti Island is a beautiful island that covers about 75 square kilometres.  It is one of the drier islands in the strait, and has some of the warmest waters too. The shores are dotted with arbutus trees, and feral sheep run wild through the woods. The lack of car ferry and direct utilities kee...
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  • Squamish-Lillooet D, British Columbia

    Hike to Deeks Lake

    3.0
    7.5 mi / 3280.8 ft gain
    Begin the Deeks Lake trail at the Lions Bay parking lot (same entrance as the Howe Sound Crest Trail) just off of Highway 99 North. The pullout  is right before Porteau Cove Provincial Park.  Begin by walking past the yellow gate and taking an immediate right into the trail where you will begin y...
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  • Britannia Beach, British Columbia

    Hike and Climb the Chief

    4.5
    6.8 mi / 1968.5 ft gain
    If you are hiking this spot, you can do so even as a beginner so long as you have a good fitness level. I’ve seen people do this in jeans and dress shoes, although they are crazy. Wear some hikers and prepare to get your sweat on. There are three peaks, first is the most popular, second has the b...
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  • Britannia Beach, British Columbia

    Hike BC's Shannon Falls

    4.0
    0.3 mi
    Towering above Howe Sound in Squamish, British Columbia, at 335 meters, Shannon Falls is BC's third largest waterfall, with two hiking loops for both beginner and intermediate hikers.  The first of the two trails is approximately 350 meters in length and allows for a birds-eye view of the Falls, ...
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  • Sea to Sky Gondola, British Columbia

    Scramble Sky Pilot

    4.0
    10 mi / 3800 ft gain
    Sky Pilot Mountain is the highest peak past Stawamus Chief, Squamish's famous vertical rock face. Luckily, the rock just beyond the Chief is just as beautiful and reliable for climbers, hikers, and scramblers looking to stretch their legs and challenge their vertigo limits on an exposed, thrillin...
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  • Squamish, British Columbia

    Hike Al's Habrich Trail

    3.0
    7.4 mi / 3130 ft gain
    We arrived at the Sea to Sky Gondola in the early morning and rode up to the top in the gondola to where the trailhead was. Once at the top there was a gift shop and a suspension bridge with a wooden viewing platform. The trail goes to the left of the complex down an old logging road. It is well ...
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  • Squamish, British Columbia

    Snowshoe Al's Habrich Trail

    3.7 mi / 1312.3 ft gain
    Strap on your snowshoes and head up to the Sea to Sky Gondola in Squamish, about a 45 minute drive from Vancouver. You can either take the gondola up (~$40), or hike up the Sea to Sky Summit trail that begins near the parking lot to the chief to get to the trailhead for Al's Habrich. If doing the...
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  • Bowen Island, British Columbia

    Hike Mount Gardner on Bowen Island

    10.6 mi / 2358.9 ft gain
    Mount Gardner is the highest point on Bowen Island. I love visiting Bowen. It is a 20 minute ferry ride from Horseshoe Bay but feels a world’s away from the city.  I climbed to the top of Mount Gardner a few years ago during the summer, but had yet to do it in the winter. I was excited to see wha...
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  • Squamish, British Columbia

    Hike the First Peak of the Stawamus Chief

    2.5 mi / 1600 ft gain
    Just a short drive up the Sea to Sky Highway is one of my favorite hikes near Vancouver. There are two options; the hike to first peak, or the hike to second and third peak. First Peak brings you to an epic view over Sqawmish, the Sea to Sky, and the Pacific Ocean. It is a perfect hike for those ...
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  • Squamish, British Columbia

    Hike Second and Third Peak of Stawamus Chief

    4 mi / 2000 ft gain
    Just a short drive up the Sea to Sky Highway is one of my favorite hikes near Vancouver. There are two options; the hike to first peak or the hike to second and third peak. Second Peak brings you to an epic view over Sqawmish, the first peak of the Chief, the Sea to Sky Highway, and the Pacific O...
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  • Nanoose Bay, British Columbia

    Hike to Bonnell Creek Falls

    5.0
    1.9 mi
    This trail isn't much to look at but it's all about the destination here as you will stumble upon scenic waterfalls nestled in the quiet Nanoose Bay area. Turn off the highway next onto Sea Blush Drive next to the Arlington Pub in Nanoose BC. Take your first right onto Sundew Place. Start your wa...
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  • Lions Bay, British Columbia

    Hike Mt. Brunswick

    5.0
    8.75 mi / 5100 ft gain
    Driving north from Vancouver along the Sea to Sky Highway (HWY 99) turn off at Lions Bay exit and park at the end of Sunset Dr.N 49.470653225392105, -123.23479324579239 WThe trail begins on a gravel service road which winds up for 30 minutes. Take a left at the fork where a sign on the tree reads...
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  • Lions Bay, British Columbia

    Scramble to the Summit of the West Lion via the Binkert Trail

    5.0
    10 mi / 5400 ft gain
    Find parking in a small gravel lot and be careful to park to the left of the sign, as cars do get towed in this area. Cross through the yellow road gate and begin by ascending the gravel road that provides moderate switchbacks before reaching a junction with the Mount Harvey trail, and keep right...
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