Seymour, double back to Mt Elsay trail, recon ridge to Mt. No. *You may choose the old route up to Pump Peak by looking to turn left just past the tarn at Brockton Point, before the main trail goes east and downhill, and climb the south face of Pump Peak via the gully. To ensure the safety of our staff and guests we've made some changes and are committed to delivering a number of new operational procedures. This will lead you to another gully to access the summit of Mount Seymour, also called Third Peak. Download. Bishop, double back and ascent and summit of Mt. This is a moderate out and back trail to Brockton Point in Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve. This is a moderate out and back trail to Brockton Point in Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve. Some popular Vancouver hiking guides have in the past incorrectly listed the Mount Seymour main trail as requiring scrambling. Elsay, descend to Elsay Lake trail and follow to Elsay Lake and Elsay Lake Emergency Shelter and return via full Elsay Lake trail Total Distance: 27.14km Total Elevation Gain (cumulative): 2271m Total Time: 13 hours, 14 minutes More info: http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explore/parkpgs/mt_seymour/. Brockton point, mt Seymour Back country skiing trail in Deep Cove, British Columbia (Canada). This trail goes by MSR Water Supply, Dog Mountain Trail Map Information Board, Loch Lomond, and Mount Seymour Provincial Park Information Board. At this junction go north ( up the slope) as the Elsay Lake trail goes downhill to the East, descending 300 metres. Net elevation gain is 455m, cumulative gain may be closer to 600m. Soon the trail goes right and downhill*, skirting the eastern slopes below Pump Peak to the Elsay lake trail juncion. View more photos... Moving time 4 hours 5 minutes Time 4 hours 30 minutes Coordinates 3827 Uploaded February 29, 2020 Located in Mount Seymour Provincial Park in North Vancouver, the trailhead is only a 45-minute drive from downtown Vancouver. Mt Seymour is excited to be welcoming back staff and guests to our mountain for the 2020/2021 winter season. Then you'll cross an open area going North on your way to a prominent gully that leads you up to Second Peak. While it is not public transit-accessible, there is a shuttle that brings you up to Mount Seymour Resort for a fee. From Highway #1 (Trans-Canada Highway), head north over the Ironworkers Memorial (Second-Narrows) Bridge in the middle lane. Walk up towards the ski hill and the trailhead is on your left. We … Depending on which route you choose up the face, you will be scrambling some Class 2 and 3 rock in some areas. This original route is the origin of the "Pump Peak" name as you had to 'pump' to get up it. ... North of Brockton Point. 49. From the parking lot at Mt. BC Parks decided to decommission this route several decades ago as being too dangerous for the general public. After about 2 km there are some nice views from Brockton Point. Author. We … Photo: Clayoquot, CC BY-SA 3.0. This route will join the main trail on the plateau beyond Pump Peak. Elsay Lake Emergency Shelter via Elsay Lake Trail, Pump Peak Loop via Mount Seymour Trail and Old Mount Seymour Trail, Deep Cove Lookout via Old Buck Trail and Old Buck, Mount Seymour Provincial Park Information Board, Brockton Point with Eva and Teresa (2019-06-12, 10:01:28AM). Ascent and summit of Brockton Point, 1st Pump, 2nd Pump, Mt. Turn right onto Mount Seymour Parkway almost immediately and follow it 4.4 km before turning left onto Mount Seymour Road. The Mount Seymour trail then goes north and approaches Pump Peak from the east, effectively from the back of the peak. Trails at this elevation are not open to mountain bikes, such as the Mount Seymour Trail. Following the trail left and up a steep section for a while longer, you’ll soon be at a crest between Pump Peak and Tim Jones Peak. The trail that leads into th… There is a sign for Dog Mountain and the Mt Seymour trail (which takes you to Brockton Point). 438 43 1241. Specific sites are not designated. This trail goes by MSR Water Supply, Dog Mountain Trail Map Information Board, Loch Lomond, and Mount Seymour Provincial Park Information Board. Drive to the end of the large parking lot at the end of the road. Mount Seymour has three weather stations: one at the bottom of the Mystery Peak Chairlift, one near tower 9 of the Mystery Peak Chairlift, and one just below Brockton Point which is the top lift station of the Brockton Chairlift. 1st2nd peak and Brockton Point MTN Seymour. My favorite short hike on Mount Seymour for a quick fix of mountain air! Mount Seymour Resorts now restricts parking for vehicles during the winter months to their paying customers only(i.e. Seymour Resort the trail is mostly a narrow path having some overlap with the ski runs. in the ski season, November to April) during which time hikers or snowshoers must use the designated "Lot 5" at the roadside or use Lot 1, 1km before the trailhead. With all the avalanche zones being high risk today and the road chaos, we weren't left with many options. Approximately 6.4 km round-trip, can be done in about 3-3.5 hrs at a moderate pace with time to enjoy. Moderate. From the top of the gully you'll carefully move downhill, then to your right as you traverse the north side of Second Peak (Tim Jones Peak), then follow the obvious ridge up to another plateau. Follow Mount Seymour Road as it winds it's way up the mountain. Mount Seymour Resorts now restricts parking for vehicles during the winter months to their paying customers only(i.e. Then it swings right though a meadow, then left to follow the ski run to a small tarn (sometimes called Sugar Bowl, the headwaters of Suicide Creek), before making its way up to Brockton Point. It should be noted that during the winter this trail can be a serious undertaking, complete with ice, exposure, steep slopes and avalanche hazards. Chuckle. Sat, Jan 7, 2017, 9:00 AM: INTERMEDIATE SNOWSHOEJoin us as we snowshoe up to Brockton Point at Mt Seymour, where (weather permitting) great views await! Keep going north along the old trail on the plateau, crossing down into a couple of easy dry creek beds. Start at the BC Parks Mount Seymour Trail kiosk, to the left of the Mystery Peak chairlift. Kerri and I set for Brockton point this morning… 5.54 mi. The Elsay Lake Trail junction signage and many trail markers at this elevation can be buried in winter and into late spring so it is advisable to first familarize yourself with the route in summer. The trail does not require any scrambling (using your hands) under good conditions, unless you take the old "decommissioned" route up Pump Peak. Drive to the end of the large parking lot at the end of the road. Pets must be on leash at all times in the park. Download its GPS track and follow the itinerary on a map. 2,136 ft. 4,670 ft. 1,847 ft. 3,343 ft. Mount Seymour has three weather stations: one at the bottom of the Mystery Peak Chairlift, one near tower 9 of the Mystery Peak Chairlift, and one just below Brockton Point which is the top lift station of the Brockton Chairlift. Take the third exit after the bridge (#22a), signed as Mount Seymour Parkway. Mount Seymour is a mountain located in Mount Seymour Provincial Park in the District of North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Start at the BC Parks Mount Seymour Trail kiosk, to the left of the Mystery Peak chairlift. The trailhead is accessed from the farthest end of the Mount Seymour Ski Resort’s parking lot. COVID-19 WINTER PROTOCOLS . Deep Cove Sat, Jan 7, 2017, 9:00 AM: INTERMEDIATE SNOWSHOEJoin us as we snowshoe up to Brockton Point at Mt Seymour, where (weather permitting) great views await! The entrance to Mount Seymour Provincial Park is located on Mount Seymour Road just north of Mount Seymour Parkway in North Vancouver, 15 kilometres northeast of downtown Vancouver via the Second Narrows Bridge and Mount Seymour Parkway. The trail's popularity combined with many cliffs and bluffs on the mountain results in an above-average number of search-and-rescue operations on the mountain. Follow Mount Seymour Road as it winds it's way up the mountain. About 15 minutes past Brockton Point, and 3 km into the hike, you’ll come to the turnoff for Elsay Lake and Mount Elsay, which is a much more ambitious undertaking than the trail to Mount Seymour. The well-maintained trail leaves the parking lot going north, passing the First Lake and Dog Mtn Trail junctions, west of and parallel to the ski run. An easy route is to turn left at the base of the rock face and soon after go up a narrow gully: takes only a few minutes up to the plateau, and you may see some old trail markers along this route. Mount Seymour is situated 1½ km south of Brockton Point. 2 Reviews of Mount Seymour (brockton Point) "Super snowshoeing trek! Plan your hike accordingly and make sure you are prepared. I've done this trail.