Category: Hikes

Elk Mountain – Chilliwack

Elevation : 800m 7km, 4h 1h30 from Vancouver Unfortunately we didn’t get a view on that one. It was really foggy. The trail is actually pretty steep at the beginning until you get to the meadows where the vegetation is really interesting. You can… Continue Reading “Elk Mountain – Chilliwack”

Eagle Bluffs – Cypress Mountain

Elevation : 350m 8km, 4h Discovered this trail this fall for the first time. A really nice surprise… Steep sections at the start (read – pretty steep and steady) with a nice flat trail at the end to go around the lake and to… Continue Reading “Eagle Bluffs – Cypress Mountain”

Lynn Peak – North Shore

Elevation : 720m 9km, 4h 1h from Vancouver I would categorize this hike as a ‘ nicer ‘ Grouse Grind. No stairs – but roots and steep sections. With some nice view points! Easily accessible in Lynn Park… Good training, that for sure. A… Continue Reading “Lynn Peak – North Shore”

St. Marks Summit – Cypress

Elevation : 460m 11km, 5h 45min from Vancouver We did this hike in the fall just when the first snowfall arrived. It’s been a while now as I am creating this blog more than a year after I hiked it, but I do remember… Continue Reading “St. Marks Summit – Cypress”

The Chief – Squamish

Elevation : 600m 11km, 6h for the 3 peaks 1h15 from Vancouver A classic. The Chief. Good work out for sure, different terrains (stairs, rocks, ladders, exposed peaks… up and down between the peaks…) and lots of fun. Great, great views of the Squamish… Continue Reading “The Chief – Squamish”

Mount Harvey – Howe Sound

Elevation : 1500m 13km, 7-9h 40min from Vancouver One of the first trail I did when I moved out here… I don’t know what I was thinking ahaha! 4h of steep uphill non-stop before you get to the exposed and rocky peak. We actually… Continue Reading “Mount Harvey – Howe Sound”