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St Marks Summit – Cypress Mountain Hikes

St Marks Summit – Cypress Mountain Hikes

St Mark’s Summit is a great hike for early summer if you live near Vancouver. You get to experience the start of the Howe Sound Crest Trail that follows along the Britannia Range of Mountains, past some incredible old growth trees with pretty mountain and sea views. The path is easy to follow, and not too exhausting if you are used to Vancouver’s North Shore Mountains. If you fancy a quiet hike- this is probably not the best hike for…

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Vancouver Walks – Lighthouse Park Hike

Vancouver Walks – Lighthouse Park Hike

A couple of weeks ago Marc and I explored another one of Vancouver’s beautiful parks, the Lighthouse park on Vancouver’s Western shore. This park used to be a military base, so it was protected from logging over the last century. This means it has some large old growth trees and plenty of wildlife. We found caterpillars, squirrels and even a couple of garter snakes. It is really easy to get to with public transport. Just hop onto the 250 bus…

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