Black Mountain Loop
Vancouver’s Cypruss Mountain Resort is open for hiking-year-round, with loads of well-marked summer trails to choose from. This easy loop starting at the base of a chairlift winds through sub-alpine meadows and skirts several alpine lakes, offering great views (especially at sunset) from the Lake Yew Viewpoint and the Vancouver Lookout. For a more intense workout, try the 8.5km Horseshoe Bay to Cypress Mountain trail. Maps can be downloaded from the
Follow the signs to Cypruss Mountain Resort, 30mins from downtown Vancouver on Hwy 99. For Horseshoe Bay, park at the lot at the north end of Eagleridge Drive, just off Hwy 1.