Local trails are a great way to escape from the city, but what if you’re looking for something more challenging?
After warming up with our list of beginner trails to do in the Spring—check out some of these stunning hikes for Summer, that are a bit more of a challenge.
On the North Shore—this hike is a challenging climb but the view from the top makes it all worth it. It’s often compared to the Grouse Grind, but it’s a lot less crowded.
This North Vancouver hike takes you through the lush forests of Lynn Headwaters Regional Park and leads you to a gorgeous waterfall.
A stunning North Shore hike that offers spectacular views of Vancouver, Burrard Inlet and the Lions off in the distance.
This gorgeous and scenic hike is located on the rocky slopes above Eagle Harbour in West Vancouver.
A part of the Howe Sound Crest Trail, which spans over 30 kilometers from Cypress to near the Sea to Sky Highway’s Porteau Cove. This hike is along the first part of the route and offers awesome views of Howe Sound.
This trail in Chilliwack offers spectacular views—taking you uphill to Lindeman Lake and Greendrop Lake.
Check out this cool hike in Abbotsford, which is a part of the Centennial Trail.
A trail referred to as Burnaby’s Grind—this hike involves walking up more than 500 wooden stairs before it leads into the Pandora Trail for the rest of the route.
It gets its name from having 10 incredible views. The hike overlooks Indian Arm and makes its way around the Buntzen Lake area.
If you feel like getting out of Vancouver, go to Squamish and hike The Chief. It’s a popular one that offers views of Howe Sound and several mountains in Garibaldi Provincial Park. There’s three peaks—you can choose to do them all or just one.