Mount Mulligan Trail

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15.3 km
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1,136 m
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Hiking along the Mount Mulligan Trail is a difficult affair due to the steep incline of the route, but this is offset by the amazing views that hikers will find on the summit. This 15.3 km hiking route climbs uphill along a forest service road and through the forest cover to provide a manageable path to the top of the peak. From there, you will have a commanding view over the Squamish Valley and its surrounding mountainous landscape.

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Route Description for Mount Mulligan Trail

The Mount Mulligan Trail is a largely forested out-and-back hiking route near Squamish, BC that climbs uphill along a logging road before breaking off on the ascent of the summit. The route climbs at a rather steep grade, packing an elevation gain of 1136m along the length of the trail, however, the terrain isn’t overly technical which makes it a pleasant hike up to the summit. The area is also a popular destination for winter activities like skiing and snowshoeing.

From the peak, hikers will have amazing views overlooking the Squamish area and the multitude of mountains that frame the landscape. To the east you will be able to spot the Stawamus Chief and the rugged peaks of the Tantalus Range, and to the northwest you will have a sightline stretching across Mamquam and into Garibaldi Provincial Park. Hikers can also traverse the optional trail extension to Anif Peak to the south in order to bundle two summits into this awesome hike.

Getting to the Mount Mulligan Trail Trailhead

To get to the trailhead for the Mount Mulligan Trail from the Sea to Sky Gondola, make your way north on BC-99 for 1.6 km and make a right turn on Mamquam River Forest Service Road. Continue straight for 7.0 km and turn right at the fork in the road to access the trailhead.

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    Yes - On Leash

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    Out and back

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