The hike to Mount Thom is a heavily-trafficked out-and-back route that is part of a network of multi-use trails near the town of Promontory in the Fraser Valley. Hiking along this forested route will take you on a moderate climb to the summit, where you will have picturesque views overlooking the valley. This is a great route for both casual and experienced hikers as the terrain is varied but not overly difficult.
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Route Description for Mount Thom
The hike to Mount Thom is a heavily-trafficked, multi-use route near Chilliwack that is popular with hikers, runners, and horseback riders. The trail winds uphill toward the summit of Mount Thom, climbing a modest 456 m over the course of the 6.9 km route. From the summit, hikers will have sweeping views that overlook the Fraser Valley as well as the numerous mountain peaks that dot the landscape. If you are in the Chilliwack area, this moderate forested trail is a great bang for your buck hike, with great views and little required effort.
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Getting to the Mount Thom Trailhead
To get to the Mount Thom trailhead from Chilliwack, drive southeast on Vedder Road and turn left onto Knight Road. After 750 m, make another right onto Chilliwack River Road and follow it for 1.5 km before turning left onto McGuire Road. Continue on for 1.3 km and turn right onto Prest Road. Pass straight through the roundabout and continue along Teskey Way for 3.3 km, turning left onto Jinkerson Road. In 280 m, turn right onto Thom Creek Drive and follow it for 450 m. Make a right onto Sylvan Drive and you will find the trailhead on your left.
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