BC Rockies Information Portal


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Fisher Peak - Hikes Cranbrook, B.C.

Fisher Peak

With an elevation of 2900 metres, Fisher Peak is visible from many parts of the city..

Although it is a demanding hike, the views when at the top are well worth the effort.

Pedley Pass Hike - Windermere, BC

Pedley Pass

Heading up to Pedley Pass some sections are steep, but when you reach the alpine ridges you can wander around to your hearts delight. You can see the Stanford Range in the Rockies and the Kootenay River Valley.

On the way the trail takes you through a section called ?bumpy meadows?. This is appropriately named as there are hundreds of these ?bumps? which are caused by frost heaves.

The Lake of the Hanging Glaciers - Invermere, BC

Lake of the Hanging Glaciers

The hike up to the Lake of the Hanging Glaciers takes you through lush forests, up steep switchbacks, past several awesome waterfalls and into alpine meadows with an abundance of several different species of wildflowers.

The lake is above tree line and you can hear the shrill whistle of the marmots. You can hike along the shore of the lake or onto the ridges on either side where there are several climbing opportunities.

Kindersley Summit Hike - Radium Hot Springs, BC

Kindersley Summit

The Kindersley Summit is a strenuous day hike, but the views from the summit will make up for anything endured on the trail.

First you travel through a valley, then switchbacks take you across avalanche paths through more forest and finally you emerge at an alpine meadow.

Lower Bugaboo Falls - Hikes Spillimacheen, B.C.

Lower Bugaboo Falls

This is an easy hike through a fir and spruce forest to an awesome 25m waterfall, called the Lower Bugaboo Falls which shoots its way through a hole in a rock formation.

It is especially dramatic during high water in May and June.

Gorman Lake - Hiking Golden, B.C.

Gorman Lake

Gorman Lake is a very popular day hike.

The alpine scenery is breathtaking and backcountry camping sites are located near the lake.

Mummery Glacier Trail - Hikes Golden, B.C.

Mummery Glacier Trail

This hike takes you through old growth cedar & hemlock forests, with awesome views of the glacier.

The trail winds its way up a large moraine and ends with spectacular views of the glacier and a waterfall.