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Address: Port Alberni, British Columbia, Canada

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Nice view from mountain!!

Wow, first time and maybe not the last time. It is really interesting mountain and the lakes around and some others peaks. :) Below it is also my gps track if anyone need! Path... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 July 2015
Jure Š
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Qualicum Beach, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

We did this hike in August and found the trail a bit hard to follow. In places you have to guess where to go; we did lose our way coming down but made it ok. It might be a good idea to follow someone who knows the way. There are some sections that require a little scrambling but nothing too... More 

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Thank Via_girl
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015

Wow, first time and maybe not the last time. It is really interesting mountain and the lakes around and some others peaks. :) Below it is also my gps track if anyone need! Path from highway4 to the top its firs 15km flat just a little bit goes up and then the last 3km its really steep and in some... More 

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1 Thank Jure Š
Mill Bay, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2015

Nobody is writing anything on the fact that the Judges route trail is very (very!) hard to find for someone who isn't familiar with the area. There are no indications whatsoever except a sign that inform us that Judges Route is closed because they are doing major logging work on and around the trail at the moment. I mean the... More 

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3 Thank Annie L
Qualicum Beach, British Columbia, Canada
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73 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2014

This hike offers stunning views of central Vancouver island and the mainland. Unlike most day hikes this trail is harder going down than up. There are short areas that require scrambling over rock and shale. Take lots of water, good walking shoes or boots and hiking poles. Do not take kids. We took the Judges route which can be found... More 

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Port Alberni, Canada
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2014

This is a great hike for almost anyone. If you are healthy, have good foot wear, and hydrate yourself well this scenic location can be tackled. A person has to be careful and diligent about safety but the reward is well worth it.

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Thank Tom G
Port Alberni, Canada
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38 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2014

I am not sure if it is just that when I see her, I know I am home. Or, if she reminds me of my former Alberta home. But Mount Arrowsmith is one of the most picturesque mountains, and she stands guard over our little hidden city with regal beauty.

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Port Alberni, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2013

It took a lot of work, But Port Alberni has fianlly finished the fabulous Mount Arrowsmith - nice job guys

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1 Thank Frank_alberni
Seattle, Washington, United States
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86 reviews
21 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2013

We hiked up Arrowsmith on the first day of summer. There was an incredible falls with a bridge not far from the trailhead. For those who don't want to hike very far it is worth it to go there just for that attraction. The trail is quite steep, and there is a lot of good hiking for those who want... More 

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Qualicum Beach, Canada
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106 reviews
35 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2013

I have hiked to the saddle and summit of Mt. Arrowsmith at least a dozen times. Each time i am filled with a sense of wonder, enthralled by the ruggedness and the incredible views, and pleased that such a fine piece of wilderness is in our backyard and so readily accessible. Do not hike this mountain unless you are well... More 

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Fort McMurray, Canada
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80 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2013

Mt. Arrowsmith use to have a ski resort on it that closed down and before that has been an attraction since the turn of the century. Ive gone to Mt. Arrowsmith both in the long hot summer where you can still find bits of snow.. and in the dead of snowy winter where you can make it up to the... More 

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