The Abby Grind (or Abbotsford Grind) is a popular hiking trail for fitness. It is often referred to as ‘Abbotsford’s version of the Grouse Grind’, and it takes about 45 minutes to reach the top at a solid pace.
Teapot Hill is a short, popular hike in Cultus Lake Provincial Park, Chilliwack. The trail begins at a small parking lot beside Cultus Lake and heads up to a nice but obstructed overlook of the lake.
The Whistler Train Wreck is a popular, low elevation hike in Whistler. The short trail takes you to the site of a historic train wreck that happened in 1956.
In 2016, a suspension bridge was built over the Cheakamus River, making this an easy hike. Before that, the train wreck was a lot harder to access (requiring illegally crossing train tracks). The area has gained a lot of popularity since the bridge was put in.
Pender Hill is a short hike on the Sunshine Coast that leads to a beautiful lookout over Pender Harbour and the Malaspina Strait. It is one of the most recommended hikes on the Sunshine Coast. From the lookout, you can see the surrounding mountains, the ocean, and watch seaplanes taking off and landing.
Whyte Lake in West Vancouver is a popular and easy hike. The short trail travels up through the beautiful Nelson Canyon and ends at a small lake.
Whyte Lake has a quaint dock and is a nice spot for swimming in the summer. The trail to the lake follows Nelson and Whyte Creeks. The forest is serene, full of towering trees.
Fall is the favourite hiking season for many. The annoying bugs are gone, the leaves are full of color, and the air is cool and crisp.