Best Skiing Trails in Canada

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on Black Mountain and Cabin ...
14 hours ago

hiking

It was kinda cloudy when we went so the lakes looked really cool but there wasn't much to see at the lookouts. The first bit has a lot of traversing uphill but once you're up there it's gorgeous!

on Chester Lake Trail
4 days ago

hiking

So amazing I would definitely do this hike again! The trail levels out a lot so it's really not too hard.

on Helen Lake Trail
7 days ago

hiking

Good views on the lake and on the top of the ridge. We can see also Bow Lake in the middle of the trail. Easy hike with rewarding views.

on Helen Lake Trail
11 days ago

My first hike out in the parks. Loved the views of the mountains once you get near Lake Helen - which itself was lackluster. Despite that the views throughout were breathtaking. Oh, watch out for the grizzly around the hike up, I had to scare it off a few times before it left me alone. Bring the bear spray 110%

on Helen Lake Trail
11 days ago

One of the best hikes of the year ! Do not limit yourself to Helen Lake. Move onwards and upwards to Dolomite Pass where the real views are beyond words. We actually hiked 35 k this day and it was worth ever step.

on Black Mountain and Cabin ...
22 days ago

nice easy hike, and a great swimming lake at the end. good hike for dogs too.

on Chester Lake Trail
23 days ago

hiking

Great trail. First part is uphill but not too bad and then you reach beautiful alpine meadows all the way to the lake. Bring bug spray in summer. Lots of flies and mosquitos. Gorgeous emerald lake. Took us 4 hours in total with lunch and break at the lake. Beautiful views and hike. Recommend it. More info on Hike Alberta on Facebook

on Longwoods Conservation Ar...
23 days ago

Lots of poison ivy so stay on the trail !

on Helen Lake Trail
24 days ago

hiking

Helen Lake itself is a bit of a disappointment, though the path up is beautiful once you emerge from the woods. The highlight for us was continuing on past the lake to Dolomite Pass where you get an amazing view of the valley you just traversed, including Helen Lake below. The other option as you pass Helen is Cirque Peak (for Cirque you bear left at a split past the lake while for Dolomite Pass you bear right) which looks intense (steep scramble) but spectacular.

on Grouse Grind Trail
28 days ago

start early to avoid large groups of people and enjoy the grind.

on Grouse Grind Trail
29 days ago

busy

on Forbidden Plateau Ski Are...
1 month ago

snowshoeing

Awesome spot to escape the rain from comox often need 4x4 to make the last 1/2 km in the winter or a set of chains. take the family sledding for the day in the snow. Rain at sea level is normally snow there in the winter.
Bring some fire wood or a portable BBQ, all kinds of sledding stuff and spend the day outdoor with the family. Promise of a great night sleep after

on Shade's Mills Conservation Trails
1 month ago

fishing

Awesome. Very peaceful and relaxing. Lots of open space to BBQ. We swam around the lake, using rental life jackets. Option to fish as well!

on Black Mountain and Cabin ...
1 month ago

hiking

it is a good hike to Cabin lake, Black Mountain and Eagles Bluff. Not very difficult but a good work out. A lot of people there caused a lot of traffic jams on more technical sections.

on Grouse Grind Trail
1 month ago

hiking

Great workout, super busy trail. Great test of endurance.
Not mentioned here. You are NOT supposed or allowed to hike down it. Its too crowded. There's an other trail that is longer but easier but most take the cable cart down. (I didn't know until i reached the top).
Food and drinks with a superb view available at the top.

on Mount Seymour Trail
1 month ago

hiking

Easy hike with a great view!

on Teal Trail and Upland Loo...
1 month ago

hiking

There are 4 trails at the Seymour Conservation Area.
1. The Teal Trail. It goes through wet lands and there is a stream. In July when I went there was no water to be found.
2. The Upland Loop. This one has a bit of a climb up and down a drumlin.
3. The Quarry Trail.
4. There is also the North Link Trail. It is short and goes to the road at the North of the Conservation Area.

on Chester Lake Trail
1 month ago

We hiked this in September to see the larches and the trail was packed. Kids were 4&6 and were ok doing it. Even better than the lake was hiking a further 1km after the lake to the giant rocks to climb on. Kids loved them, best part of the hike for them.

on Grouse Grind Trail
1 month ago

hiking

I expected it to be hard, but it was harder than I expected. Good test of will. Lots of people, even on a weekday. The way up is prettier than most reviews make it sound.