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Eagle Ridge Bluffs and Black Mountain

Cypress Mountain

A must-do day hike near Vancouver with spectacular mountaintop views and dense forests towering over Horseshoe Bay.

Hiking Difficult

8.9 km
488 m
488 m
2-3 hrs
Low Point
916 m
High Point
1.2 km
Eagle Ridge Bluffs and Black Mountain Map

Eagleridge Bluffs is a classic day hike near West Vancouver with stunning views that will have you feeling as if you were standing on top of the world. With vantages towards Vancouver, Cabin Lake, and nearby Black Mountain, this moderate hike through dense forests offers spectacular scenery and options to shorten or lengthen your adventure as needed.


Towering above Horseshoe Bay to the east, the weather can change quickly from sunshine - to fog and rain. Plan accordingly and expect the entire hike to take between 3 and 4 hours, beginning and ending at the based of the Eagle Express Quad Chairlift.

This hike is dog-friendly, but not the best option for younger children or inexperienced hikers due to the overall elevation gain.

Sources: vancouvertrails.com Sebastian Patterson



Hiking trails where obstacles such as rocks or roots are prevalent. Some obstacles can require care to step over or around. At times, the trail can be worn and eroded. The grade of the trail is generally quite steep, and can often lead to strenuous hiking.

Medium Exposure

2 out of 4

The trail contains some obstacles such as outcroppings and rock which could cause injury.


2 out of 4

Away from help but easily accessed.

Best time to visit

between May and December


  • Wildlife
  • Picturesque
  • Dog friendly
  • Wild flowers
  • Forestry or heavy vegetation

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