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Lower Mount Fromme – Hikes near Vancouver

Lower Mount Fromme – Hikes near Vancouver

The Lower Mount Fromme area has a huge maze of really cool trails, that are fun even on rainy or misty days. We followed a trail description from the fabulous 105 Hikes book; But you could also peek at the map to choose your own alternative path. I loved seeing all the bike ramps, bridges and well built stone trails past some giant trees and raging creeks. These trails are mostly for mountain bikers, so if you hike here, be…

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Mount Underhill – Peak Bagging

Mount Underhill – Peak Bagging

Mount Underhill is a small knob on the edge of Mount Seymour that I had never heard about until I started Peak Bagging this year. It turns out that although this may not be a big mountain, it is a fantastic adventure! If you like long walks through incredible forest with a bit of bushwhacking and creek-crossings, this is a fantastic day out! It is also one of the possible places to find a whiskey cache if you keep your…

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West Knob – Peak Bagging

West Knob – Peak Bagging

West Knob is one of the perfect spots to go Peak Bagging in the springtime when there is still snow at higher elevations. The forest is seriously pretty, especially if you visit on a sunny day. The trail leads you to a viewpoint that has some fantastic views. Plus if you keep your eyes peeled, you might be lucky enough to find whiskey in the mountains. This post contains a mix of photos from the previous time I hiked to…

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Hollyburn Peak – Hikes Near Vancouver

Hollyburn Peak – Hikes Near Vancouver

Hollyburn Peak is one of the easy to reach peaks in Vancouver’s North Shore Mountains where your car does most of the hard work for you. The trailhead starts at an elevation of 900m, so you don’t have to climb up a huge amount to see spectacular views of Vancouver, the Georgia Straight and the surrounding mountains. We have been up here several times snowshoeing (it is great for beginners) but we had never ventured up in the summer or…

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