Mount Manuel Quimper Trail
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Mount Manuel Quimper Trail

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Mount Manuel Quimper Trail

Mount Manuel Quimper Trail

Distance: 6.2mi
Elevation: 1,568ft
Time: 3-4.5h

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The trek to Mount Manuel Quimper is a 6.2mi lollipop hiking route that climbs uphill through the forest to reach a scenic vantage point at the top of the mountain. Along the trail, hikers will experience a tranquil forest setting and picturesque views that look to the south across the blue waters of the Sooke Inlet. With a moderate incline and well-maintained trail, this route is a perfect fit for both casual and experienced hikers alike.

Mount Manuel Quimper Trail Map

Getting there

To reach the Mount Manuel Quimper trailhead from Langford, head south on BC-14 for 1.4mi and turn right onto the Juan de Fuca Highway. Continue on for 10.7mi and turn right onto Harbourview Road. In 2461ft, you will arrive at the parking area.

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When to do

May-October

Backcountry Campsites

No

Pets allowed

Yes - On Leash

Family friendly

Older Children only

Route Signage

Average

Crowd Levels

Moderate

Route Type

Lollipop


Mount Manuel Quimper Trail
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Mount Manuel Quimper Trail Description

The Mount Manuel Quimper Trail offers a lot in the way of scenic vistas with picturesque views and little in the way of challenging terrain, making this an ideal hiking route for casual hikers looking for an intermediate length trail. Setting out from the trailhead, you will initially follow along a very well-maintained gravel path to the north before splitting off to the east on a route towards the summit of Mount Manuel Quimper. From here, you will crossover several streams and begin a gradual climb uphill that will produce some amazing views over the surrounding area. Once you reach the summit, you will have an awesome sightline south across the Sooke Inlet and east towards Victoria. After wrapping up your time at the summit, follow the trail as it loops around the backside of the mountain and descends towards the main trail. Follow this back through the forest to return to the parking area.

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