Start / End location:
Downtown Vancouver, BC
Day 1 at 7:00am
Drop off Time:
Day 2 – End of Day
Golden Ears Trail, 24km
Golden Ears Trail, 1500m
Although we cater to all fitness levels, this specific tour is for moderate-high fit people due to terrain conditions. All adventurers will carry their own backpack including; clothing, food, water, camping and cooking equipment.
There will be steep climbs, hiking on boulders, loose rock as well as snow. We always offer options, but to get the most out of your adventure and for the most rewarding views reaching the top of Golden Ears is recommended.
Food: All meals will be included for the duration of the adventure, except breakfast on Day 1. It is recommended to eat breakfast before pick-up on Day 1. All meals for the duration of the trip will be distributed at the trailhead.
Accommodation: We will be sleeping in tents along the trail in a comfortable group-camping setting. We will teach you how to use our camping equipment like a pro.
Day 1: Gold Creek Parking Area to Golden Ears, 12km
Lets Get This Show On The Road! In the morning, meet your new adventure friends at our meeting spot in downtown Vancouver and then we do a complete gear check, divide all the food evenly amongst the group, orientate ourselves with our new adventure playground and get going.
The first section of the trail is easy going through the forest while passing a thundering waterfall. As we continue on into the forest, the second section of the trail becomes steeper and rockier with exposed tree roots leading. Once we arrive at the base of Golden Ears, we will find a good spot to set up camp and power up with a nutritious lunch.
The third and final section of the trial will involve crossing a permanent snowfield to reach the top of Golden Ears. Once at the top we will celebrate our victory together and enjoy the most nature has to offer, 360-degree mountain views.
We will pretending to ski on the snow with our hiking boots back down to camp, cook a warm meal, and count the stars one by one before snuggling up in our tents.
Day 2: Panorama Ridge to Gold Creek Parking Area, 12km
Waking up to views like on Panorama Ridge will make it hard to leave, so lets enjoy it as long as possible with an earthly cup of coffee and breakfast. We will pack up all the camping gear and retrace our steps back to where we started. On the way out of the park we will find a lovely spot to jump in the water and refresh ourselves before the ride back to our drop of spot, downtown Vancouver.