St Mark's Summit

Location: Cypress Mountain, Vancouver

Distance: 11 km 

Time:  5 hrs 

Difficulty:  Moderate 

Elevation: 460 m

Highlights: Viewing point with views of Howe Sound, the Tantalus Range, Gulf Islands, and Vancouver Island

Trailhead: Cypress Mountain downhill parking lot, look for signs indicating Howe Sound Crest Trail as St Mark's Summit is a part of this trail


St Mark's Summit is a viewing point along the Howe Sound Crest Trail and does not have it's own trail markers, so be sure to follow markers for the Howe Sound Crest Trail after leaving the parking lot area and along the trail. Depending on your skill level it should take 2-2.5 hrs to reach St Mark's, you'll know you've reached it when you find yourself overlooking Howe Sound from near vertical cliffs. Enjoy!