Egmont, British Columbia

Top Spots in and near Egmont

  • Squamish, British Columbia

    Boulder at the Stawamus Chief

    There's so much climbing to be done here -- sport, trad, bouldering! If you're bouldering, it is always shady and cool so bring a light jacket. Most popular season to climb here is in the summer. *If you're visiting from out of town...Need to rent a crash pad or two?There are a few outdoor stores...
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  • Squamish, British Columbia

    Backpack to Lake Lovely Water

    3.7
    6.24 mi / 3714 ft gain
    This adventure is one of the best kept secrets in the Whistler area, let alone, British Columbia. The trailhead for Lake Lovely Water is located on the west side of the Squamish River. There is no road access to the trailhead so you need to cross the river via boat. Make reservations with the jet...
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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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  • Parksville, British Columbia

    Catch a Sunset from Little Mountain Lookout

    3.5
    1 mi / 0 ft gain
    Amazing lookout just outside of Parksville, British Columbia. From Parksville, drive towards Coombs and turn left off of Bellevue Rd. Then take the left onto Little Mountain Road and drive to the top parking lot. You can park at the bottom of the hill and run up the steep incline in case your car...
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  • Squamish, British Columbia

    Swim & Relax at Brohm Lake

    5.0
    This lake is popular with the locals for a reason - it's right off the highway and has lots to offer. There are a few 40+ foot cliffs on the east side, and some smaller ones if you're not feeling that adventurous, as well as a rope swing on the west side of the lake. It only takes about 15 minute...
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  • Squamish, British Columbia

    Camp at Alice Lake Provincial Park

    5.0
    Alice Lake Provincial Park is located just North of Squamish.  To get here, exit right off Highway 99 when coming from the South onto Alice Lake Rd.  The campground is located under 5 minutes up the road and is first come first serve during low season.  From late Spring to Early fall, make sure y...
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  • Hornby Island, British Columbia

    Mountain Biking Hornby Island

    5.0
    Hornby Island riding is almost too good to be true. The island itself is charming and laid-back – for its beaches and warm water swimming, it has been described as the Hawaii of the North.Furthermore, the centrally located Mt. Geoffrey is jam-packed with extremely fast, smooth, well graded trails...
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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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  • Nanaimo, British Columbia

    Scramble Down to Nanaimo's Hidden Cove

    Firstly, use google maps to take you to Stephenson Rd in Nanaimo. About a mile down, the road forks, follow the left road (It says no exit, but the road just ends at a property so you will need to turn around to get back out). Continue down the road another half mile or so and you will see a smal...
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  • Bowen Island, British Columbia

    Relax at Nectar's Yoga Dome

    5.0
    Head over to Bowen Island, via a ferry from the Horseshoe Bay Departure Terminal. A short drive up Miller Road will lead you to Nectar Yoga BnB. They offer two classes a day, one in the morning and one in the evening. The times vary, but are usually around 9:00 AM and 4:30 PM. They are for all sk...
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  • Bowen Island, British Columbia

    Paddle the Bowen Island Shoreline

    Head out to Horseshoe Bay, and catch the ferry out to Bowen Island (Snug Cove). As you get off the ferry you will see a parking lot immediately to your left. If there is no parking there, there is some further up the road just before the local grocery store. Make your way back to the harbor, and ...
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  • Nanaimo, British Columbia

    Catch a Sunset at Sugarloaf Mountain

    You can easily put Sugarloaf Mountain Park into your GPS when in Nanaimo, but lets, just say you have an old school map. First make your way from the Island Highway onto Departure Bay Rd. Just before you get to Hammond Bay Rd turn onto Little John Way and take your first left, then take your firs...
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