The hike up to Mount Crickmer is a difficult climb along an overgrown trail that will reveal picturesque views of Golden Ears Provincial Park as well as Stave and Alouette lakes. This 20.0 km out-and-back hiking route has varied terrain, first traversing a forest service road before transitioning to an overgrown trail. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to hike to the highest point in the Mission District.
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Route Description for Mount Crickmer
The hike to Mount Crickmer is a tough but rewarding out-and-back trail that will take you to the summit, where you can enjoy spectacular views overlooking Stave and Alouette lakes that stretch out across the mountains of Golden Ears Provincial Park. Initial stretches of the trail involve hiking along a forest service road before a bit of bushwhacking through overgrown terrain and an exposed final ascent to the summit.
Reaching the top of Mount Crickmer, you will have amazing views over the surrounding area. To the north in Golden Ears Provincial Park, you will be able to spot the majestic peaks of Mount Nutt, Mount Gatey, and Mount Robie Reid. To the east you can see the long expanse of Stave Lake and to the west the beautiful waters of Alouette Lake down below. If you can get past the less exciting initial section of this trail, you will be rewarded with an awesome visual experience to rival some of the best in the area.
Getting to the Mount Crickmer Trailhead
To reach the Mount Crickmer Trailhead from Stave Falls, drive north on Burma Street for 6.1 km and make a slight right onto Florence Lake FSR. In 900 m, you will find the trailhead on your left.
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