Hiking and Skiing
Semiahmoo is situated near two spectacular mountain ranges. To the southeast is the stunning North Cascade Range featuring Mt. Baker, an impressive, glaciated, volcanic peak. To the north is the British Columbia Coastal Range which rises up around Vancouver and extends for hundreds of miles. World-class hiking and skiing is readily accessible to our community.
Standing 10,778 feet above sea level, Mt. Baker is the jewel of the North Cascade Range. Approximately 70 miles from Semiahmoo and reached via a scenic highway, Mt. Baker offers more than 400 miles of hiking trails. In the winter, with an average snowfall of nearly 650 inches, skiers flock to the Mt. Baker Ski Resort which has 8 lifts and miles of cross country and snowshoeing trails.
North Cascades Highway and National Park
With its northern boundary at Mt. Baker, the North Cascades National Park contains nearly 800 square miles of wilderness, featuring jagged peaks crowned with over 300 glaciers, cascading waterfalls, and forested valleys. There are abundant hiking trails off the scenic, 140- mile North Cascades Highway.
Whistler Blackcomb BC
Located approximately 100 miles north of Semiahmoo in British Columbia, Canada, Whistler Blackcomb is a world class mountain resort. In the summer the Whistler and Blackcomb mountains offer a multitude of high alpine hiking opportunities accessed by gondola. In the winter, with over 200 marked ski trails, Whistler Blackcomb is the largest ski resort in North America with the second largest vertical drop.