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Slhanay Peak – Squamish

Slhanay Peak – Squamish

Slhanay Peak might count as a hidden gem in Squamish. It is a fabulous hike through gorgeous forest below a towering granite monolith. It is popular with climbers, and mountain bikers but less well famous for hikers. This trail is listed in two local hiking books, Destination Hikes and Squamish Hiking, but hasn’t made it onto the bucket list of the instagram-loving hiking crowds yet. We only saw one other hiker on a gorgeous Saturday in June, when the parking…

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Rolley Lake & Rolley Falls – Mission

Rolley Lake & Rolley Falls – Mission

Rolley Lake Provincial Park is a gorgeous recreation area (and campground) between Maple Ridge and Mission in BC, Canada. You can hike a loop around Rolley Lake, then finish the walk by wandering down to a couple of waterfalls known an Rolley Falls. The Lower Rolley Falls is one of those waterfalls that doesn’t look as amazing as it should from photos! The most impressive section of the falls plunges for around 20-30m but it is partially hidden by foliage,…

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Steelhead Falls – Mission

Steelhead Falls – Mission

Steelhead Falls is another fabulous waterfall near Mission (about an hour away from Vancouver, Canada) that is great fun to visit on a rainy day. This is a family friendly, fun trail through lush, fern-filled forest. The trail is downhill the whole way to the waterfall; So just make sure you save a little energy for the hike back up! We visited on the same day as the nearby Cascade Falls. This is a bit longer than the trail to Cascade…

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Cascade Falls – Mission

Cascade Falls – Mission

Cascade Falls in Mission is perfect for a family friendly waterfall adventure! Do you love visiting waterfalls on rainy days? How about suspension bridges? What if I told you there is an impressive waterfall near Mission (BC, Canada), that you can reach via an easy trail and get up close to the gushing waters on a suspension bridge!? It is a bit short to count as a hike BUT if you fancy a longer walk, you can pair it with…

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