4.22 out of 5 - 18 reviews

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Larry from Chilliwack writes:

76 Years old and still hiking. My wife and I hiked the trail on July 10. Weather was 21 degrees and no wind. We have been hiking lessor trails in the region and felt we were ready for Mt Thom. It took us 2 hrs and 57 min round trip. We had to stop several times but finally made it to the top. For us it was difficult. For all the youngsters that passed us it seemed to be just another hike. The trail was in great shape. The view from the top was sensational. I'm not sure I will do it again........just have to wait and see. If your capable........do it ! It's a great hike. Cheers

    Posted: July 10, 2017 02:47:08 PM PST


    Jordan from Surrey writes:

    Did this hike June.18th, No mud at all which was great. Round-trip took us 1hr45mins. Good for a quick hike after work etc, view isn't the nicest I've seen, but a easy trail that's a lot less busy than the north shore trails

      Posted: June 18, 2017 04:59:09 PM PST


      Pam from Langley writes:

      Hi! We did the full hike starting from the bottom on Sylvan drive today, we loved it. Im not a hiking guru but I feel the hike is intermediate at the beginning and does get a bit easier in some sections. We did the trails in 1hr 40 min, We are fairly active people. Definitely a great workout, keeps your heart a pumping. Was a beautifully clear day, nice spots for pictures. The trails were not highly populated most likely die to the long weekend.
      Highly recommend the trail. ??????????

        Posted: July 30, 2016 09:59:03 PM PST


        Myra from Langley writes:

        It's an absolute workout, that I must say. But I don't hike for a good workout. I hike for my pot of gold at the end of a grueling climb. I just wasn't really impress enough. I've seen better.

          Posted: June 25, 2016 02:18:16 PM PST


          Kaelynn F from Burnaby writes:

          View at the end was totally worth it! Trail is really well marked out and easy to follow.

            Posted: June 3, 2016 01:11:07 PM PST


            Jayhawk from Delta writes:

            Perhaps the most well maintained trail I've ever been on. Great cardio workout with a nice view once on top. Like most hikers this is more of an easy hike than intermediate. Signs are plenty so easy to follow. Only bummer is that the very top can get crowded and there's only one bench to share. We came quite early and summited around 8:30 am and had the summit to ourselves for about 20 minutes before the minions all started arriving.

              Posted: May 21, 2016 04:53:56 PM PST


              Mary from Chilliwack writes:

              It's a great hike, and very strenuous if you start on Sylvan. It's well maintained, but also busy. Expect to see 5-10+ people at most times, and a lot of unleashed dogs. We had a dog jump up at us on a very narrow steep part of the trail. Not everyone says hi, but lots do. All in all, it's ok, but if you're from the mainland, go to the north shore hikes instead.

                Posted: May 12, 2016 04:22:48 AM PST


                Terri from Surrey, BC writes:

                Over-weight, over 40, moderately-active Mother of 3 did it!!! I had to walk backwards at some points, and my kids were hating me but once we were at the top it was a pretty awesome view. We had lunch at the top. Really wide trail at most points but also very narrow with steep drop offs. Given that my heart was pounding in my ears, there were points when I had to steady myself and take a break. Very glad we did it and was feeling it in my thighs and butt the next day.

                  Posted: March 24, 2016 02:52:47 PM PST


                  Sydney from Abbotsford writes:

                  An awesome hike to do in any weather! Completed this hike yesterday in the pouring rain and was surrounded by cloud cover the whole time. Was not able to see the awesome view at the top as it was so foggy, but that just means I'll have to do it again. :)

                  Definitely a leg burner for sure, but so worth it. Will definitely come back on a sunny day and do it again!

                    Posted: October 13, 2015 12:23:55 PM PST


                    Brande from Delta writes:

                    Enjoyable! A nice workout, with some great views to keep you interested and heading to the top. I really enjoyed the varied ups and downs on the trail as you make your way to the view point. While I did see quite a few people and their dogs on the trail I also had lots of time on my own in the wonderful silence of nature. I will definitly do this one again.

                      Posted: August 4, 2015 11:44:48 AM PST


                      Vince from Chilliwack writes:

                      A great hike for me and my dog (on leash) Its a trail that can be busy on weekends and not so busy during the weekdays. Still its worth the hike, the first part if you are coming from sylvan (the stairs) will really let you know whats ahead but it does tapper off once you get up the first couple of switch backs. There is a stream 3/4's of the way up the mountain perfect for getting the dog a drink not sure if it flows during the summer? The trails at the top do lack signs and I would say keep right if your trying to find your way. bring water or something to drink.

                        Posted: April 14, 2015 11:38:17 PM PST


                        B from Chilliwack writes:

                        The trail is a bit confusing right now. If you come up from Churchill and follow one of the loop signs you will end up on Sylvan. There is a new trail that is a fork coming down Mount Thom. You might think it leads back to Churchill but it come out at Ross Road. The maps for Churchill are not posted at the trailhead and the signage is not on the post at the junction. Be careful when it says Loop... there are now a couple. The new trail to Ross Road is lovely and gravelled all the way up. It isn't a steep elevation grade compared to coming off the Sylvan route.

                          Posted: March 2, 2015 10:13:29 AM PST


                          Lynna from Delta writes:

                          My husband and I walked/hiked the Mount Thom trail February 21, 2015 from the lowest starting point of the trail. It took about 1 hr and 50 minutes return, incuding stopping at the top to take pictures. I am in pretty good shape, but my husand is a weekend exerciser. We are both in our late 40s.

                          Is it like the Grind in places? It is if you consider any set of stairs like the Grind (in places). Frankly, in my opinion, the Grind is the only local hike I've done that is so steep (yet short), full of people, and without views (and I hike it regularly). Mount Thom is full of views (especially this time of year). Walking the trail gives you the "wow, look at that view" feeling a lot.

                          Do I consider it an intermediate trail? Yes. Maybe more at the beginning of that category, but in it nonetheless. It's only a little more than 300 metres of elevation to the top, but you go up and down a lot.

                          The view at the top is really nice, so take some time to enjoy it.

                            Posted: February 22, 2015 07:52:17 AM PST


                            Kat B. from Vancouver writes:

                            Just got back from this hike - beautiful view at the top! We completed it in 2 hours. Well-kept and easy trail. I would rate this easy, not intermediate.

                              Posted: February 15, 2015 04:48:34 PM PST


                              SARAH from NEW WESTMINSTER writes:

                              View was spectacular. We did the full hike yesterday (Dec.29) and it was extremely windy and cold. It was sunny though but it was not enough to keep us warm throughout the hike.

                              My only recommendations are 1) Dress appropriately for the weather and 2)make sure to bring you camera. ENJOY!

                                Posted: December 30, 2014 12:43:43 AM PST


                                Emma from Surrey writes:

                                I'm planning on hiking this mountain for the first time tomorrow with a girlfriend of mine, now, taking into consideration that it will be 31 degrees tomorrow, does anyone know if its a busy trail or not? I prefer hiking in less-busy places but if the view is really worth it, I'm up for anything!

                                Thanks!

                                  Posted: July 12, 2014 09:54:27 PM PST


                                  Rosie from Chilliwack writes:

                                  My (teen) daughters and I hiked Mt Thom for the first time yesterday! We entered from Sylvan! Truly enjoyed the trail!!!! We are newbies to hiking! Was a great workout with a tremendous reward - a gorgeous view! Markers where the different entrances to the trail meet would be very helpful. We were thankful that we had run into more than a dozen other hikers that gave us good tips. Had we not run into them, I think we would have turned around to ensure not getting lost! Coming from Sylvan ALWAYS keep right on the way up!!!!

                                    Posted: January 18, 2014 05:20:31 PM PST


                                    Begetables from Chilliwack writes:

                                    "They" have recently overhauled the main trail from Sylvan Rd to the summit. Gone are most of the stairs, and a lot of the up-and-down sections in favor of a more constant grade to the top, with a much wider trail.

                                    10km is a bit of a stretch, by my count, but it's close to the highway and civilization, yet offers great views and a healthy dose of nature.

                                      Posted: September 18, 2013 11:09:49 AM PST


                                      Karmel from Surrey writes:

                                      Hiked this trail for the first time today. totally loved it! no mud, trails in very good condition. Will def be back again. Beautiful View.

                                        Posted: March 27, 2013 03:48:23 PM PST


                                        Danielle from Surrey writes:

                                        Did the full trail today. Weather was beautiful, trail was pretty muddy and slippery BUT the view at the top...totally worth it:)

                                          Posted: March 3, 2013 05:36:21 PM PST


                                          carmin from vernon bc writes:

                                          very nice trail! Definitely recommend starting from the bottom, it's a pretty steep trek for the first little bit, but well worth it! amazing view up top on a clear day. Great place to take the dogs, lots of people with them here, mostly off-leash. Will do it again for sure!

                                            Posted: February 16, 2013 09:11:22 PM PST


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