The Mount Seymour Trail does go through potential avalanche terrain, so you should check South Coast avalanche conditions before heading up. The reader is warned that it is unreasonable to rely solely upon the above information. Did the second peak as well since it was so close and very doable! If you find our content helpful, please support us via PayPal or Patreon.
Parking Update: In the winter, parking is free but controlled by the ski resort, which has recently limited access to backcountry users. Weekday hike to Pump Peak at Mount Seymour Provincial Park with the dog. It’s still free to park, but […]. Seymour Parkway, shortly after crossing the bridge. More trail descriptions can be found here and here. Thanks! Once you’ve reached the summit you can enjoy the rounded plateau with ample space for everyone to stretch out, grab a snack and soak in the 360-degree views. You can also check out the map and elevation profile from the GPS on my phone. To begin, head north up the trail that runs parallel to the Manning ski run. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. Location: Mount Seymour Provincial Park (map). Super easy hike, took an hour. From here, the trail becomes steeper. Make sure to have a map to route find and keep a keen eye out for those trail markers, also be careful of your footing.Always check sunrise and sunset times and plan to be at the top at least 30 minutes before. This is also a great hike to spend an afternoon or evening on and catch the sunset. The maps above should give you a good idea of where the ski resort is and where the snowshoeing trails are, especially if you use the satellite view. We’re planning a team full moon snowshoe outing and were trying to decide between Hollyburn, Dog Mtn and First Pump. Mount Seymour is well known for hiking, skiing/snowboarding, and mountain biking. Hike poles are a good plus too. I wouldn’t want to get into someone’s way while they storm down the slope! These peaks are commonly referred to as Pump Peak, Second Pump Peak, and Mount Seymour Peak. Hope we’ll be lucky to get a nice day once we’re up there! The The Mount Seymour Trail is a longer, steeper, and more strenuous hike that ascends 400 meters up the mountain to First Pump Peak (and beyond if you’re feeling adventurous). Get our exclusive Patrons sticker, a free copy of Hiking Vancouver (our 500+ page hiking eBook), discounts on our apparel, and more! By providing this information, Bottletop Media does not assume any liability for the use of this information by our readers. ( Log Out / View just beyond first pump peak. Keep following the orange markers. ( Log Out / Sunrise view from Mount Seymour. The easiest and most direct route for Mount Seymour is the main trail. In about 500 m you will come to a junction marked for Dinky Peak Lookout. eval(ez_write_tag([[300,250],'outdoorvancouver_ca-banner-1','ezslot_10',104,'0','0']));Cool fact: Tim Jones Peak was officially named by the B.C. This is possibly one of the best local hikes for a great view at sunrise! It was a really safe hike, wear hiking shoes if possible because there are lots of rocks and a little bit of mud. On clear days, the views from the top of Mount Seymour are breath-taking.
For more photos check out my Photography page and follow on Instagram. The ascent up to Tim Jones is probably the most tiring part of the hike. Be sure to pack bug spray, but the best advice is to wear a hat and face scarf. Join us at patreon.com/outdoorvancouver. I am in my mid 50‘s but it is doable. After descending Mystery Peak, all five of us continued towards Mount Seymour using a well-defined trail. Both junctions will be clearly marked with signs to keep you on track. Yes, its a Provincial Park so you are allowed. From the peak, hike another 300 meters and you will reach another fork called Elsay Lake fork. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account.
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(Sidenote: From the saddle there is a somewhat hidden trail that carries on a very difficult route to Mount Elsay). Rating: ModerateDistance: 9 kmNet Elevation Change*: 450 mHighest Point: 1,449 mTime Needed: 5 HoursType: Out-and-back, Season: July to OctoberDogs allowed: Yes, on-leashEst. Keep straight here, and you’ll come to the First Lake Trail junction in another 90 m. Again, keep going straight. This is pretty much all the views we could get. Take Mount Seymour Parkway until you come to sign for Mount Seymour Road. Muddy and river-y and almost got a cloud inversion at the top! Black Bear sighting today so make sure to bring bear spray! You will come to a junction which marks the detour to the Time Jones Peak, 70 m away.