Whether it is a simple single-day ascent or a multi-summit, multi-day adventure, British Columbia has got you covered. Boasting numerous and incredible mountaineering options from one side of the province to the other, there is no shortage of mountain climbing adventures to be had.
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Boasting so many unique landscapes and incredible scenery, British Columbia is a veritable paradise for mountain climbing enthusiasts. Away from the three aforementioned spots, there are hundreds of other incredible places to climb.
For those looking to try out something a little bit different, heading up to the wild northwest of the province is a great way to get even farther off the beaten path. At 2,780 meters in elevation, Mount Edziza is Canada’s highest volcano as well as a worthy mountaineering challenge. Combined, the approach and accent take a couple of days and yield incredible views of this remote part of Canada.
A bit farther west, the Skeena Mountains also present plenty of great mountaineering challenges. At 2,588 meters in elevation, Shedin Peak is the highest in the range and a popular destination for moutnaineers headed up into the north.
During the summer, average daily temperatures in British Columbia are around 20 °C. These drop and rise depending on the altitude and elevation. Summers also tend to be the driest time of year in Canada, but some rain still falls.
Any hiking trip to British Columbia, begins with a flight into the international airports in Vancouver (YVR). From here it is easiest to rent a car to get to your final destination, although transport by both bus, rai and domestic flights are also possible.
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