Victoria Day Lengthy Weekend Hikes

Victoria Day Lengthy Weekend Hikes

Victoria Day Lengthy Weekend Hikes

The climate has been wet within the metropolis, which has made for uncommon cooler temperatures and full winter circumstances within the mountains round Vancouver this yr (Might 2022). Earlier than heading out this weekend, verify the climate circumstances and costume appropriately as extra rain is predicted.

Some hikes to think about throughout the Victoria Day Lengthy Weekend.

The Stawamus Chief

Stawamus Chief

Probably the most iconic mountain in Squamish, The Stawamus Chief is a good early season hike to do however provided that the climate is evident. The views from every of the three peaks are spectacular as you peer throughout Howe Sound to the mountains to the west. The hike up The Chief is gruelling and shall be a great work out that rewards with even higher views.

Sendero Diez Vistas

Diez Vistas View

The Sendero Diez Vistas Path is a well-liked hike within the Buntzen Lake space that heads uphill and previous a number of viewpoints, with most views looking over Indian Arm. The path is a steep uphill to start however as soon as on the prime, it’s a gradual descent to the far finish of the lake. Word that the Buntzen Lake Suspension Bridge is being rebuilt, so there may be presently no crossing on the north finish of the lake and you’ll have to return through the Buntzen Lake Path on the west facet of the lake.

Lindeman Lake

Lindeman Lake

A well-liked hike close to Chilliwack Lake, the path to Lindeman Lake climbs uphill to a scenic, turquoise lake within the mountains. Benefit from the lake on the small dock or stroll additional alongside the path to the rockslide space for extra views. The hike to Lindeman Lake is comparatively quick, so if there may be time, it perhaps value stopping and climbing one other pretty quick hike to Bosumarne Falls.

Tunnel Bluffs

Tunnel Bluffs View

The view from Tunnel Bluffs alongside the Seas To Sky space is among the finest within the Howe Sound area. The path begins from the group of Lions Bay, the place there may be restricted parking (get there early!). After a steep hike up the outdated gravel highway, the path branches off and follows an gratifying route, crossing a number of creeks earlier than reaching the perspective. This hike is a should, however must be accomplished on a transparent day.

Gold Creek Falls

Gold Creek in Golden Ears Provincial Park

A visit out to Golden Ears is a good day journey on a protracted weekend. An excellent hike to get pleasure from this time of yr in Golden Ears is the path to Gold Creek Falls the place the spring runoff must be producing loads of circulation. The path is pretty straightforward however, if the climate has been wet, it may be muddy in sections.

Mount Gardner

Mount Gardner

Wish to get away for the day? A visit to Bowen Island and climbing up Mount Gardner could be simply the answer. It’s a protracted stroll from the ferry terminal on Bowen Island however you may stroll by Crippen Regional Park earlier than climbing uphill and having fun with the view from the highest.