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Elaine from Burnaby writes:

My husband and I live near the base of Burnaby Mountain and frequently go hiking with our dog there. The hike described here is great, but if you are looking for a shorter, easier hike, this is a great route:
North Road Trail > Pipeline Trail > Function Junction > Lower Snake > Up Pipeline (or you can scramble up the side of the trail on Pipeline to shortcut to Jim's Jungle) > Jim's Jungle > and you're back where you started! It's maybe 30 to 40 minutes depending on how fast you walk. If you live nearby or only have a short time to hike, this is a good option.

    Posted: December 20, 2016 08:59:34 AM PST


    Trayvon from Richmond writes:

    If you want a challenge, Nicole's Trail off the Pipeline Trail will be your best bet. It is black rated and it's not too long, just 1230m and 178m elevation. Will be a good sweat, just need to watch out for bikers coming down.

      Posted: March 26, 2016 10:26:09 PM PST


      Amelia from Vancouver writes:

      My boyfriend and I went to Burnaby Mountain on April 5. We hiked 10Km and it took just under 3 hours. We parked at the Horizon restaurat and went down the mountain along the Trans Canada trail, where it eventually takes a sharp left and you meet Cougar Creek trail that turns into Barnet Trail. This takes you back up the mountain, however stays relatively flat until you meet Moutain Air trail (or something like that). By following this you will come to another section (which has yet another name I can't remember) which takes you up over 500 stairs back to where we started. We are mildly overweight and only moderately fit, and this trail was a great workout. Its very well maintained and has the intermediate designation I believe because of the intensity of walking up the hills - although it wasn't that bad. I really enjoyed this walk and will do it again!

        Posted: April 6, 2015 11:25:43 AM PST


        Emilyy from New Westminster writes:

        Hiked many of these trails. The Power Line trail is nice, however marred by the sight of the power lines and constant buzzing and humming from them. Far enough away from roads that the sounds of the city are blocked out though. These trails make for nice workouts as the mountain is so easy to access from North Road.

          Posted: February 21, 2015 01:05:56 PM PST


          Penny from Vancouver writes:

          My boyfriend and I hiked this trail on March 23, as our first hike of the year. We were hoping for a gentle reintroduction to hiking season but this was a bit more of a challenge!

          The instructions were easy to follow and useful to have, as there are many other trails on the mountain. The ascend is shorter but challenging due to the steep incline of Cardiac Hill. The descend is a longer, undulating trail that still keeps the heart rate up.

          Despite only just being spring the trail was dry with only a few mud patches. The route is shared with mountain bikers so be alert, especially on the descend.

          We took about three hours including a long walk around SFU at the top. Overall this is a recommended beginner/intermediate hike.

            Posted: March 25, 2014 09:09:04 PM PST


            Jray42005 from Vancouver writes:

            I did the trail that was in he description and really liked it.

            The Trans Canada Trail is pretty steep, no stairs, lots of mosquitos. When you reach Cardiac Hill, the trail gets really steep. After this you reach the top where SFU is. At this point I did not think the hike was going to be very long going back down.

            Going down the hill was the hard part. Going up and down through the forest. It was fairly muddy, with more stairs.

            This entire hike was not very scenic but still very enjoyable.

            I rate this hike 8/10.

              Posted: June 25, 2013 09:30:06 PM PST


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