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Evans Peak - Hiking

Vancouver Coast Mountains, British Columbia, Canada

By lydia.crawford

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What are the activities at Evans Peak ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Evans Peak?

The Evans Peak is located in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, in British Columbia. It's a moderate hike to the summit, with stunning views of the surrounding peaks and valleys. The hike is about 8 miles round trip, and takes around 5-6 hours to complete. The peak is a popular destination for hikers and climbers, and is well worth the effort for the amazing views.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-122.4780555
49.3377777

What are the coordinates and address of Evans Peak?

Evans Peak
Evans Peak, Maple Ridge, BC V0M 1H0, Canada

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Starting Point

The Evans Peak trails are located in the Evans Peak Provincial Park, which is about a 2-hour drive from Vancouver. From Vancouver, take Highway 1 east to Hope. In Hope, take Highway 3 north to Princeton. In Princeton, take the Highway 5A exit and turn left onto the 5A. The park is located about 10 km down the 5A.

Why visit Evans Peak

The Evans Peak is located in the heart of the Canadian Rockies and offers hikers and climbers a challenging and rewarding experience. The peak can be accessed from the town of Canmore, which is about an hour and a half drive from Calgary. The hike to the summit is about 10 kilometers long and takes approximately six hours to complete. The elevation gain is 1,500 meters, so hikers should be prepared for a strenuous climb. The views from the summit are spectacular, with 360-degree views of the surrounding mountains and valleys.

Is Evans Peak in British Columbia a good place for the whole family?

There is no definitive answer to this question as it depends on the family's individual interests and abilities. Evans Peak is a good place for hikers, as the summit offers stunning views of the surrounding area. However, the peak is also a challenging hike, so families with young children or those who are not experienced hikers may find it difficult to make it to the top.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Evans Peak in British Columbia are hiking, camping, and fishing.

1. Hiking - The trails around Evans Peak offer stunning views of the surrounding area.

2. Fishing - The lakes and rivers in the area are great for fishing.

3. Camping - There are several great camping spots near Evans Peak.

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

5. Photography - The scenery around Evans Peak is perfect for photography.

Where to eat?

1. The Boathouse Restaurant - This restaurant is located on the waterfront and offers stunning views of the ocean and mountains. The menu features fresh seafood and local produce.

2. The Keg Steakhouse & Bar - This steakhouse is known for its delicious steaks and ribs. It also has a great selection of wine and cocktails.

3. Cactus Club Cafe - This cafe is known for its creative cocktails and delicious food. It has a variety of dishes to choose from, including salads, pizzas, pastas, and desserts.

4. Earls Kitchen + Bar - This bar and kitchen offers a wide variety of dishes, including salads, burgers, pizzas, pastas, and desserts. It also has a great selection of beer, wine, and cocktails.

5. Milestones Grill + Bar - This grill offers a wide variety of dishes, including salads, sandwiches, burgers, pizzas, pastas, and desserts. It also has a great selection of beer, wine, and cocktails.

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No
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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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