Golden Ears Hike
ElevationAscent: 5,770' 1,759 m
Descent: -5,770' -1,759 m
High: 5,543' 1,690 m
Low: 619' 189 m
GradeAvg Grade: 14% (8°)
Max Grade: 83% (40°)
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“Spend your day with a strenuous climb and gorgeous views.”— Joe Wu
After some elevation gains on the steeper and rockier trail, you'll get to Gold Creek Lookout and Alder Flat Campground; that's where you'd stay if a two-day trip is planned. If not, keep pushing till it opens up after an hour or two, and you should have the panorama ridge of Golden Ears in sight.
Follow the trail onto the ridge and you are at the last section to summit Golden Ears. From the top and its breathtaking views, follow the same route back to the parking lot.
Land Manager: BC Parks - Golden Ears Provincial Park