The Golden Ears Summit is a spectacular hike that always makes for a memorable day – for both its beauty and its challenge. Located in Golden Ears Provincial Park, it is a popular destination for experienced hikers who are looking for a difficult outing.
Falls Lake is a beautiful alpine lake in the Coquihalla Summit Recreation Area. It is a short and easy hike from a pullout off the Coquihalla Highway, east of Hope and west of Merrit. A hike to Falls Lake is a great way to stretch your legs during a long drive along the Coquihalla Highway.
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.