Asked & Answered: Top 10 Summer Questions

Posted on: June 15, 2024

Asked & Answered: Top 10 Summer Questions

Asked & Answered: Top 10 Summer Questions

Every year thousands of visitors pass through the doors of the Squamish Adventure Centre each on a quest to #ExploreSquamish. Topics range from "where is the coffee shop" to "where is the hardest trad climb?" and everything else in between.  

As a world-class destination for both winter and summer sports, it is clear that there is seasonality to most Squamish activities. But the joy of the West Coast is that no matter what the season there is always plenty of recreation on hand. If you plan your visit in the spring or summer, there are a few things you might like to know so we thought we would spread the word and pass the knowledge on.

You asked, and we answered, here are the ten most common summer questions in Squamish.

1) What is the best short hike with a view?

One of the best short hikes in Squamish is the Smoke Bluffs Park Trail. Located just steps away from the Squamish Adventure Centre, Smoke Bluffs Park is one of the jewels of Squamish outdoor recreation. The Smoke Bluffs hike begins at the entrance to the park, just behind the Squamish Adventure Centre on Logger’s Lane. Maps can be found in the Adventure Centre. The trail is an out and back that meanders through the major climbing areas of the park and offers some spectacular viewpoints of Squamish, the Stawamus Chief and Howe Sound The trail is a 2.3km easy hike, suitable for just about all ages and abilities.

2) Where can I go to eat

Squamish boasts dozens of outstanding restaurants, from gastro-pub to fusion, there is a restaurant to suit almost any food craving, and with views like the Stawamus Chief, Shannon Falls, Garibaldi Peak, the Tantalus Range and more the patios in this town are unbeatable. Click here for a full list of restaurants, pubs, cafes and more.

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