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1,468 mi 2,363 km of trail 34 Featured Hikes

Gems 4 Gems Easy Trails 130 Trails Intermediate Trails 136 Trails Hard Trails 73 Trails
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Gems in British Columbia - 4

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gem Favorite Helmcken Falls

Helmcken Falls

(2) Kamloops, BC
gem Favorite Spahats Falls

Spahats Falls

(3) Chase, BC
gem Favorite The creak.

Lynn Canyon Suspension Bridge

(4) North V…, BC
gem Favorite Takakkaw Falls is stunning from closer up.

Takkakaw Falls

(2) Golden, BC

Featured Hikes in British Columbia - 30

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Favorite Upper Joffre Lakes.
Intermediate/Difficult

Joffre Lakes

5.9 mi 9.4 km • Out and Back • 1,492 ft Ascent 454.85 m Ascent

(13) Pemberton, BC
Favorite Just beyond Happy Camp. Beautiful fall colors.
Intermediate/Difficult

The Chilkoot Trail

33.0 mi 53.1 km • Point to Point • 5,805 ft Ascent 1769.32 m Ascent

(7) Haines, AK
Favorite Coastal waterfall on JDF Marine Trail, just southeast of Sombrio Beach
Difficult

Juan de Fuca Marine Trail

28.6 mi 46.0 km • Point to Point • 5,555 ft Ascent 1693.29 m Ascent

(2) Lake Co…, BC
Favorite View of Garibaldi Lake from Panorama Ridge Trail. Taken around 10am, no wind and reflection of skies on the still lake
Difficult

Panorama Ridge from Cheakamus Lake

19.5 mi 31.4 km • Out and Back • 4,700 ft Ascent 1432.42 m Ascent

(2) Whistler, BC
Favorite Crossing Cairnes Creek on a log bridge. Left to right, Mount Whiteaves in the distance, Mount De Margerie, and Mount Termier. Glaciers and Freshfield Icefield are behind these mountains.
Difficult

Great Divide Trail (GDT)

673.7 mi 1,084.3 km • Point to Point • 103,320 ft Ascent 31492 m Ascent

(2) Swiftcu…, MT
Favorite A pika near the Presidents
Intermediate/Difficult

Yoho Valley Loop

17.2 mi 27.7 km • Loop • 2,926 ft Ascent 891.99 m Ascent

(6) Golden, BC
Favorite Fall colours on the trail up to Floe Lake.
Difficult

Rockwall

34.2 mi 55.1 km • Point to Point • 8,254 ft Ascent 2515.76 m Ascent

(1) Banff, AB
Favorite Climb to Golden Ears
Intermediate/Difficult

Golden Ears Hike

15.3 mi 24.7 km • Out and Back • 5,770 ft Ascent 1758.78 m Ascent

(5) Maple R…, BC

Trails in British Columbia - 305

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13.8 mi 22.2 km #1Berg Lake Trail
Intermediate
Valemount, BC
Intermediate
13.8 mi 22.2 km Valemount, BC
5.8 mi 9.3 km #2Snowbird Pass Route
Intermediate/Difficult
Valemount, BC
Intermediate/Difficult
5.8 mi 9.3 km Valemount, BC
7.3 mi 11.7 km #3Iceline Trail
Intermediate
Golden, BC
Intermediate
7.3 mi 11.7 km Golden, BC
1.4 mi 2.2 km #4Paget Lookout Trail
Intermediate
Lake Louise, AB
Intermediate
1.4 mi 2.2 km Lake Louise, AB
6.0 mi 9.6 km #5Mount Outram Trail
Difficult
Hope, BC
Difficult
6.0 mi 9.6 km Hope, BC
6.2 mi 10.0 km #6Alouette Mountain
Difficult
Maple Ridge, BC
Difficult
6.2 mi 10.0 km Maple Ridge, BC
2.7 mi 4.4 km #7Mumm Basin Route
Intermediate
Valemount, BC
Intermediate
2.7 mi 4.4 km Valemount, BC
5.1 mi 8.1 km #8Rainbow-Sproat Flank Trail
Difficult
Whistler, BC
Difficult
5.1 mi 8.1 km Whistler, BC
7.5 mi 12.0 km #9David Thompson Heritage Trail
Intermediate
Golden, BC
Intermediate
7.5 mi 12.0 km Golden, BC
4.1 mi 6.6 km #10Brandywine Mountain Trail
Difficult
Whistler, BC
Difficult
4.1 mi 6.6 km Whistler, BC
37.3 mi 60.0 km #11North Coast Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
unknown, unknown
Intermediate/Difficult
37.3 mi 60.0 km unknown, unknown
1.8 mi 2.9 km #12Hargreaves Lake Route
Intermediate
Valemount, BC
Intermediate
1.8 mi 2.9 km Valemount, BC
132.9 mi 213.9 km #13Great Divide Trail - Section C (Kananaskis Lakes to Field)
Difficult
Canmore, AB
Difficult
132.9 mi 213.9 km Canmore, AB
3.5 mi 5.6 km #14Cerise Creek Winter Route (Keith's Hut)
Intermediate
Pemberton, BC
Intermediate
3.5 mi 5.6 km Pemberton, BC
4.5 mi 7.2 km #15Slollicum Peak Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Agassiz, BC
Intermediate/Difficult
4.5 mi 7.2 km Agassiz, BC
117.9 mi 189.8 km #16Great Divide Trail - Section G (North Boundary Trail to Kakwa…
Difficult
Valemount, BC
Difficult
117.9 mi 189.8 km Valemount, BC
68.5 mi 110.2 km #17Great Divide Trail - Section D (Field to Saskatchewan Crossing)
Difficult
Golden, BC
Difficult
68.5 mi 110.2 km Golden, BC
5.1 mi 8.2 km #18Moose River Route: Smoky River Crossing to Moose Pass
Difficult
Valemount, BC
Difficult
5.1 mi 8.2 km Valemount, BC
18.4 mi 29.6 km #19Seven Summits Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Rossland, BC
Intermediate/Difficult
18.4 mi 29.6 km Rossland, BC
126.4 mi 203.4 km #20Great Divide Trail - Section B (Coleman to Kananaskis Lakes)
Difficult
Sparwood, BC
Difficult
126.4 mi 203.4 km Sparwood, BC

Photos of British Columbia - 382

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Crossing Cairnes Creek on a log bridge. Left to right, Mount Whiteaves in the distance, Mount De Margerie, and Mount Termier. Glaciers and Freshfield Icefield are behind these mountains.
Sep 8, 2018 near Golden, BC
Leaving the gorgeous views from Emerald Basin in Yoho National Park is never easy.
Feb 4, 2017 near Golden, BC
Rainbow over the valley of Berg Lake Trail. Berg Lake (front left), shoulder of Rearguard Mountain (left), and Tatei Ridge in the distance (center). Looking east from the Hargreaves Lake and Glacier Viewpoint.
Oct 7, 2017 near Valemount, BC
A pika near the Presidents
Aug 5, 2017 near Golden, BC
Robson Glacier flowing down from Mt. Robson on the right.
Oct 13, 2017 near Valemount, BC
Mt. Robson, highest in the Canadian Rockies at 12,972, with Berg Glacier (left), Mist Glacier (right), and Berg Lake
Oct 4, 2017 near Valemount, BC
Mt. Robson reflecting into Berg Lake on a clear, still morning
Oct 4, 2017 near Valemount, BC
More alpine wildflowers on Mount Outram trail
Sep 14, 2017 near Hope, BC

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