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Easy vistas

An easy vista? Well, maybe 'easy' is understating it. There are, after all, 434 steps to reach the top – not to mention the various additional dirt scrambles, roots and climbs up exposed bedrock. So you may need a break on the way up. Or six. No matter. In the end it is more a good workout than a torturous climb, and the reward is a view that will make it all worthwhile. At the 240-metre summit are several chances for eagle-eye viewpoints over the north entrance to Howe Sound and across to the many islands that dot the waters off Gibsons Landing. Gibsons Landing may be familiar to you if you are one of the earlier generations of Canadians...

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