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Mount Stephen hiking , Kootenay Rockies, British Columbia, Canada

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Why choose a trail at Mount Stephen?

The Mount Stephen is a mountain located in British Columbia. It is part of the Rocky Mountains and has an elevation of 2,819 metres (9,247 feet). The mountain is named after George Stephen, the first president of the Canadian Pacific Railway. The mountain is a popular destination for hikers and climbers. There are several routes to the summit, including the North Ridge, the East Ridge, and the South Ridge.


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Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
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Mount Stephen
Mount Stephen, British Columbia V0A 1L0, Canada

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Starting Point

The Mount Stephen trails are located in Yoho National Park, British Columbia. To get to the start of the trails, take the Trans-Canada Highway to Field, British Columbia. From there, take the Yoho Valley Road to the Takakkaw Falls parking lot. The trails start from there.

Why visit Mount Stephen

The Mount Stephen is a must-see attraction in British Columbia. The mountain is named after George Stephen, the first president of the Canadian Pacific Railway. The mountain is located in Yoho National Park and offers stunning views of the surrounding area. Visitors can hike to the summit or take the cable car. The summit offers incredible views of the Rocky Mountains and Lake Louise.

Is Mount Stephen in British Columbia a good place for the whole family?

There is no definitive answer to this question as it depends on what each family is looking for in a vacation spot. Mount Stephen is located in Yoho National Park, which offers plenty of outdoor activities and scenery to enjoy. However, the park can be quite busy during peak season and may not be ideal for those seeking a more peaceful and relaxing getaway.

Things not to be missed

Near Mount Stephen in British Columbia, the best activities include hiking, camping, and fishing.

1. Hiking - There are a number of hiking trails in the area, including the hike to the summit of Mount Stephen.

2. Wildlife Viewing - The area is home to a variety of wildlife, including bears, deer, and elk.

3. Fishing - The area is home to a number of trout streams.

4. Golfing - There are a number of golf courses in the area.

5. Sightseeing - The area is home to a number of scenic attractions, including the Yoho National Park and the Kicking Horse River.

Where to eat?

1. The Keg Mansion - 1180 West Georgia Street, Vancouver

2. Hawksworth Restaurant - 801 West Georgia Street, Vancouver

3. YEW seafood + bar - 791 West Georgia Street, Vancouver

4. CinCin Ristorante + Bar - 1154 Robson Street, Vancouver

5. Bauhaus - 1128 Hornby Street, Vancouver

6. L'Abattoir Restaurant - 217 Carrall Street, Vancouver

7. The Diamond - 919 Douglas Street, Victoria

8. Barb's Fish and Chips - Multiple Locations

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Is the place are families friendly?

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Is there an information center / service center / reception?

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Lydia Crawford
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Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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