Cabin Lake Hike

jana meerman cabin lake

The hike up to the peak of Black Mountain is a short and beautiful one. The trail head is a the Cypress Bowl parking lot, a 15km drive up Cypress Mountain off the Sea to Sky Highway. At the end of the hike, your steep climb is rewarded with lovely views from the peak of Black Mountain, as well as the opportunity to plunge into Cabin Lake for a cool-down dip!


When: July to October, due to snow on the top of the mountain during ski season

Where: starts at the top of Cypress Mountain

Difficulty: intermediate

Length: 1/2 hour each way for 2.5km round-trip hike

Directions: from the Cypress Mountain ski parking lot, follow the Baden Powell trail with signs to Black Mountain. Follow the trail at the top junction to the right to stay on the boardwalks, leading directly to Cabin Lake.

Bathrooms: yes, at Cypress Mountain parking lot

Public Transit: no

jana meerman cabin lake
jana meerman cabin lake
jana meerman cabin lake
Jana Meerman

Hi! I’m Jana, a British-Dutch-Canadian with a dream of seeing every country in the world. I am a storyteller, photographer and adventurer passionate about documenting and sharing my travels.

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