Mount Gardner

Vancouver, British Columbia V7S 3K4

Mount Gardner

Mount Gardner Professional Guide

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"Though Mount Gardner, at 734 meters (2,408 feet) high, doesn’t stack up against The Lions or Mount Seymour, it does award with similarly epic views.

The mountain proves a formidable climb, especially as you start near sea level. But the challenge is as much in the navigation as the elevation gain—you need a keen eye to negotiate a series of old gravel logging roads and skid roads to the summit."

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Easy Hiking Around Vancouver (Greystone Books)
Jean Cousins
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"New and old trails on Bowen Island’s highest mountain can be combined to suit modest as well as ambitious hikers. The circuit described here is a fairly strenuous walk for the nonexpert, but with a superb viewpoint for its destination, is an expedition worthy of the 20-minute sea voyage it entails, and deserving of a clear day on which to appreciate the marine views. An optional, more challenging route is offered for vigorous hikers." Read more

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Trail Information

Vancouver
Nearby City
5.6
Distance
1,936 feet
Elevation Gain
Loop/Lollipop
Trail Type
Moderate to Difficult
Skill Level
4-6 hours
Duration
Year-round
Season
None, but maps available at Bowen Island Chamber Office & Info Centre, 432 Cardena Rd., Bowen Island, BC, V0N IG0.
Local Contacts
Island maps show Mount Gardner’s many trails. Hard copies are available at the Bowen Island Chamber Office & Info Centre on Cardena Road. A topographic map (92G6) is available through the National Topographic System and online at www.atlas.gc.ca.
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Dec 2018