Egmont, British Columbia

Top Spots in and near Egmont

  • Nanaimo F, British Columbia

    Summit Mt. Cokely via the Historic CPR Trail

    5.0
    12.4 mi / 1000 ft gain
    The trail from Cameron Lake to the top of Mount Cokely (5302') provides the most ready access to the alpine on Southern Vancouver Island. The route is straightforward and non-technical, albeit physically challenging. Expect to spend 6-8+ hours if hiking the entire route described below (which we ...
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  • Refuge Cove, British Columbia

    Kayak Camping in Desolation Sound Marine Park

    5.0
    Leave from Okeover Arm just north of Powell River to get into the passage to the park. If you are coming from Vancouver, expect a 6 hour drive with multiple ferry rides.The paddle to the campground is fairly easy for an intermediate kayaker. Distances are about 10km from one camp to the next. Onl...
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  • West Vancouver, British Columbia

    Hike Up Brothers Creek Loop

    4.3 mi / 1312.3 ft gain
    The directions to get to this location are a bit scattered as you need to weave through the upper streets of the British Properties. Driving Instructions If you are coming along Highway #1, take the Taylor Way exit and turn right (coming from the east) or left (coming from the west) onto Taylor W...
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  • Errington, British Columbia

    Summit Mount Cokely

    3.5
    The starting point depends a lot on the time of year and snow level. On a bad snow year you can get all the way to the old ski area base. Depending on the road conditions, however, be prepared to snowshoe/skin in anywhere from an extra 3 to 5 km (2-3 mi). The Rousseau Chute route is an alternativ...
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  • Whistler, British Columbia

    Hike the Cheakamus Lake Trail

    3.5
    8.7 mi
    Cheakamus Lake is tucked in behind Whistler Mountain. If you've hike the Musical Bumps trail, or any of the paths off the peak of Whistler, chances are you saw a huge turquoise lake below you. This is Cheakamus Lake.From Whistler Village, drive south on HWY99 to the stop lights at Function Juncti...
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  • Vancouver, British Columbia

    Explore Wreck Beach

    4.0
    Located on UBC Vancouver campus, Wreck Beach is the only nude beach in Canada. It is a popular destination for students and the public, and is home to the best sunsets seen in Vancouver.To get to the beach, there is a descent of approximately 500 stairs, so be cautious - going down means having t...
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  • Whistler, British Columbia

    Hike Cirque Lake

    4.0
    5 mi / 984.3 ft gain
    Cirque Lake can only be accessed by boating across Callaghan Lake. Start from the Callaghan parking/camping area and take your boat over to the lake. You must then paddle 2km all the way to the far end of Callaghan Lake. You will see a waterfall at the far end. The trailhead to Cirque Lake begins...
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  • Whistler, British Columbia

    Paddle Callaghan Lake

    5.0
    The South Coast Mountains are full of high elevation alpine lakes. There are a few of considerable size (Garibaldi Lake, Duffey Lake, Lake Lovely Water, etc) and Callaghan Lake is one of them. This huge silvery lake sits up in the beautiful Callaghan Valley, a destination for ski touring, snowsho...
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  • Nanaimo F, British Columbia

    Cathedral Grove

    4.5
    1.6 mi
    This park is a great stop right on the side of highway 4 heading to or from the Tofino area. If you are heading to Tofino on Vancouver Island, this park is hard to miss. There are signs for it and easy parking on the side of the highway. There are two loop trails on either side of the highway, an...
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  • North Vancouver, British Columbia

    Snowshoe Grouse Mountain

    4.7
    2.7 mi / 705 ft gain
    A 25 minute drive outside of Vancouver, Grouse Mountain is a great escape from the city for a myriad of winter activities. If you can swallow the pricey ticket for the gondola ride and accompanying activities at the top, you’ll be welcomed by spectacular views with relatively little effort. Whet...
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  • North Vancouver, British Columbia

    Hike Crown Mountain

    5.0
    6.1 mi / 1263.1 ft gain
    You can take the gondola up Grouse Mountain and then hike from there which roughly takes around 5 hrs at a decent pace. The hike is a hard one that is a lot of up and down and a fair bit of climbing.You can start at the top of the Skyride on Grouse Mountain, follow the paved path to the grizzly b...
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  • Whistler, British Columbia

    Hike to the Whistler Train Wreck

    4.3
    3.1 mi / 50 ft gain
    The hike to the train wreck in Whistler changed significantly on September 1st, 2016. The town of whistler installed a suspension bridge over the Cheakamus river, allowing hikers to access the site from the whistler athletes centre, down a well maintained path. There are two options to get to the...
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  • North Vancouver, British Columbia

    Photograph the Cleveland Dam

    4.0
    Once you park in the parking lot near the dam, its fairly easy to tell where it is, and how to get there.  The awesome spillway looks like one of the worlds most dangerous slides, (don't slide down it), and Capilano Lake and the peaks of the Lions make for a great backdrop in North Vancouver.  Ph...
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  • Whistler, British Columbia

    Explore the Cheakamus Forest on Snowshoes

    5.0
    3.1 mi
    Snowshoeing is one of the best ways to experience true solitude in the beautiful snowy mountain landscape. The area surrounding the Cheakamus Crossing neighbourhood of Whistler has some of the very best low elevation snowshoeing in the valley.Riverside and Suspension Bridge Loop:A great 5km loop ...
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  • North Vancouver, British Columbia

    Hike Goat Mountain

    4.0
    5 mi / 984.3 ft gain
    Goat Mountain is a picturesque hike that starts from the top of the Grouse Mountain Ski Resort. On a sunny, clear day, the top of Goat Mountain can offer views of Vancouver and even as far away as Mount Baker, Vancouver Island, and some of the mountain ranges in Garibaldi Provincial Park near Squ...
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  • North Vancouver, British Columbia

    Capilano Suspension Bridge

    3.8
    This is a great place to visit to get a feeling for the outdoors of Canada. The bridge is a little scary when a lot of people are walking across, but it is well worth the look. Measuring 140 m (460 ft) long, the bridge crosses over the Capilano River in the District of North Vancouver, British C...
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