The Complete Guide to
Hiking Mt.Gardner
on Bowen Island, BC.

Mount Gardner on Bowen Island has over 21 km of peaceful, forested hiking trails. 

Highlights include spectacular views of Howe Sound, Sunshine Coast, West Vancouver, Downtown Vancouver, UBC, Burrard Inlet and Mount Baker.

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This PDF Guide Includes

All Trails Map

Detailed overview map of all trails indicating trail names and trail segment distances so that you always know where you are and how far you're going.

Printer friendly version included too!

Trailhead Information

Detailed instructions and maps for walking, driving or taking public transit to the area's 3 trailheads. 

12 Featured Routes

Twelve featured hiking routes with individualized maps and elevation profiles that will guide you to different areas of Mount Gardner.

Check these out if you are interested in experiencing more than just “The Classic” hike to the north summit.

Elevation Profiles

Elevation profiles, elevation gain and loss, maximum uphill slope and maximum downhill slope for each featured route

Trails can be confusing.
Maps can help.

This guidebook provides detailed maps containing distance, slope and elevation information.

These details will help you determine routing that is right for you and will help you navigate the many trails of Mount Gardner.

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It's great to have options

This book also outlines 12 featured hiking routes that will guide you to different areas of Mount Gardner.

Check these out if you are interested in experiencing a little more than “The Classic” hike to the north summit.

Each Featured Route section includes:

detailed map including trail segment distances.

An elevation profile for the hike

Hike statistics including:

Estimated time needed
Elevation gain
Elevation loss
Highest point
Maximum slopes

05 Route Details at a Glance(600)

Know your way around the mountain.

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