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5 places to Snowshoe near Vancouver.

5 PLACES TO SNOWSHOE NEAR VANCOUVER

1) St Marks Summit

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St. Marks Summit is located in Cypress Provincial Park off of the Howe Sound Crest Trail. It is a relatively difficult hike which offers gorgeous ocean views of the Howe Sound.  It is most easily accessed from the Cypress Mountain Parking lot.

Difficulty: Difficult
Distane: 11KM Roundtrip
Time: 6-8 Hours
Elevation Gain: 460M

2) Eagle Bluffs

The Eagle Bluffs are located in Cypress Provincial Park. It is a relatively moderate hike which offers a gorgeous direct view of Horseshoe Bay.  It is most easily accessed from the Cypress Mountain Parking lot.

Difficulty: Moderate
Distane: 8.5KM Roundtrip
Time: 3-5 Hours
Elevation Gain: 350M

3)Grouse Snowshoe Grind

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The Snowshoe Grind is located on Grouse Mountain Resort. We recommend this one for a good cardio workout! It offers breath taking views of down town Vancouver. It is most easily accessed from the Grouse Mountain parking lot. Note: You will need to take and pay for the tram up Grouse Mountain (roughly 45$.)

Rating: Moderate
Distance: 4.3 km
Elevation Gain: 215 m
Highest Point: 1,342 m
Time Needed: 2-3 Hour

4)Hollyburn Mountain

Hollyburn Mountain is located in Cypress Provincial Park. It is a relatively moderate hike which offers a gorgeous direct view of downtown Vancouver and Lions Gate Bridge.  It is most easily accessed from the Cypress Mountain Parking lot.

Difficulty: Moderate
Distane: 7KM Roundtrip
Time: 4-5 Hours

5)BCMC

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BCMC is located just beside the ‘ Grouse Grind.’  It is a relatively difficult hike with considerable elevation gain. It offers breath taking views from Grouse Mountain Resort.  It is most easily accessed from the Grouse Mountain parking lot.

Difficulty: Difficult
Distane: 3.2KM Roundtrip
Time: 2-3 Hours
Elevation Gain: 853M 

DON’T FORGET TO BRING:

1: Ten Essentials: Headlamp, Compass, Whistle, First Aid Supplies, Fire Starter, Emergency Blanket & Knife.

2: Required Clothing: Hiking backpack, Hiking boots, warm clothing (sweat resistant), gloves, toque, waterproof jacket.

3: Assorted Personal Items: Any medication your require, Extra Dry Clothing, Cell Phone, Sunscreen, Bug Repellent, Trekking Poles, Hand Sanitizer, Camera, Binoculars.

Uwe Eggers

Hello! My name is Uwe Eggers. I am a content creator for 604Explore and am obsessed with running, hiking and camping.

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