7-Day Itinerary: Coastal Riding 

This 7-day itinerary is based on the “Trip of a Lifetime” route through southwest BC experienced by one of our lucky contest winners. 

Access: Start in Powell River | End in Fraser Valley 

Total duration: 7 Days

Total distance: 385 kilometres (239 miles)

Follow this itinerary for a week-long trip exploring the iconic coastal riding destinations of the Fraser Valley, North Vancouver, Sunshine Coast, and Squamish.

Day 1: Powell River

Cruise around the Duck Lake trails for a classic cross-country ride or enjoy shuttle laps of Branch 41
Check out Civil Disobedience on Mt. Mahoney for a long slog up and fun ride down
Down pints at the Townsite Brewing before a good nights sleep at the
Old Courthouse Inn

Day 2: Sechelt & Coast Gravity Park

Lap downhill trails at the Coast Gravity Park all day
Explore cross-country trails in West Sechelt
Camp overnight at Porpoise Bay Provincial Park

Day 3: Roberts Creek & Gibsons

Ride B&K trails in Roberts Creek
Explore Gibson’s network of trails in Sprockids
Check out the “beer farm” of Persephone Brewing Company

Day 4-5: Squamish

Ride Rupert in the Alice Lake & Highlands area
Give some classic Squamish trails a go on Angry M into Half Nelson
Enjoy brews at the local breweries
Stay overnight at one of the many campground, lodges, and hotels

Day 6: North Vancouver

Book a trip with Endless Biking to get a local tour of the North Shore
Ride the trails on Mount Fromme and Mount Seymour
Check out Deep Cove Brewers and Distillers and Bridge Brewing

Day 7: Fraser Valley

Check out the trails on Bear Mountain
Spin your wheels on Vedder Mountain
Don’t miss Sumas Mountain

For more inspiration and itinerary planning for your next mountain bike trip to British Columbia, check here.