Top Adventures in Lions Bay

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

    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 ju...

    10 miles 5400 ft gain

  • Hike Mt. Brunswick

    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...

    8.75 miles 5100 ft gain

  • Snowshoe to Black Mountain and Eagle Bluffs

    Eagle Bluffs is a perfect hike for anyone looking to get away but not too far from the city! Your trip will start by grabbing your (free) backcountry pass from the Black Mountain lodge in the lower parking lot at the top of cypress bowl road. This...

    5.6 miles 1312.3 ft gain

  • Hiking Bowen Lookout

    The trailhead is located just off the Cypress Mountain lodge. It winds past old growth forest, and the Yew Lake Meadows. After passing these features the trail turns into a series of switchbacks, gaining the elevation in the last 850m of trail. Be...

    2.5 miles 360.9 ft gain

  • Hike to Mt. Strachan

    On November 23, 1963, the world was faltered by the news of John F. Kennedy’s assassination (the previous day). Vancouver was dealing with it's own tragedy; a military plane crash in the North Shore Mountains. The hike to Mt. Strachan gives you th...

    3.7 miles 1804.5 ft gain

  • Hike Eagle Bluffs

    Start at the Cypress Mountain ski area and walk towards the first chairlift. You will see a giant sign showing the ski trails and you go to the right of that. You will then see a post that lists which direction to go for each hike.To start  this t...

    5 miles 1148.3 ft gain

  • Hike St Mark's Summit

    From the Cypress Mountain downhill parking lot, head north toward the nearby chairlift and look for the Howe Sound Crest Trail sign. The trail follows alongside the several ski runs until a sign that points to the right to the Howe Sound Crest Tra...

  • Hiking the Howe Sound Crest Trail

    Distance: 18 miles / 29 kms.Duration: 1 - 3 DaysElevation Gain: 6000 ft. / 1800 m.Magnesia Meadows: 49.483708, -123.190377The Howe Sound Crest Trail (HSCT) is one of the most epic hiking trips one can do in the Vancouver area. The trail is entirel...

    18 miles 6000 ft gain

  • Snowshoe to St. Mark's Summit

    If you are looking for the perfect snowshoe adventure you've found the right place. St. Marks is located on Cypress Mountain. It is more difficult than the nearby Hollyburn, and sometimes inaccessible due to heavy snow. For those two reasons makes...

    8 miles 1500 ft gain

  • Snowshoe Hollyburn Mountain

    Park in the Hollyburn cross country parking lot and start your hike up the under the powerlines. After about 15 mins the trail will flatten out and you will arrive at the warming hut. Take a left and follow the orange markers as it slowly weaves i...

    6.5 miles 450 ft gain

  • Relax at Nectar's Yoga Dome

    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 usual...

  • Explore WhyteCliff Park, West Vancouver

    Escape to the vanishing horizon of the Pacific Ocean, where time is measured by the rhythm of waves.Located near West Vancouver's Horseshoe Bay neighbourhood, Whytecliff Park is home to more than 200 marine animal species and is one of the first M...