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Hiking to Tunnel Bluffs: A Hidden Gem Overlooking Howe Sound

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Looking over Howe Sound from Tunnel Bluffs—C.Helbig

I love discovering a new hike close to home. Tunnel Point Trail (to Tunnel  Bluffs) is a hidden gem near Lions Bay,  about 40 minutes from downtown Vancouver. It has amazing views over Howe Sound and you don’t even need to hike the entire 4.5 km to the bluffs for payoff—there are many terrific viewpoints along the way. For some reason, this trail doesn’t appear in any of the hiking books, and there is no signage on the highway, so it gets very little traffic. Once you get on the trail though, it is very well marked. At 9 km return, with 650 m elevation gain, it’s a great workout with a view, but it doesn’t eat up the entire day (budget about 4 hours including stops). Continue reading

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