British Columbia

Late spring on the Sea-to-Sky Highway

by Tobiah L.

4 people, 130 miles, 3 days

No matter the season, road tripping British Columbia’s Coast Mountains is the stuff of dreams. My friends Daniel, Vanessa, Naomi, and I took a weekend to drive up the famed Sea-to-Sky Highway, which runs from Vancouver deep into the mountains. This incredible road transitions from rugged coastline to gentle valley bends between towering peaks still dusted with early May snow.

We stopped off for a quick hike near Lion’s Bay to catch an unreal sunset over Howe Sound, before continuing to the destination — a cabin by Lillooet Lake, near the town of Pemberton. There, moody mornings led to evening campfires, and we filled the time between with hikes to teal-hued waterfalls and basking in the evergreen forests.

We took Peishan’s Audi Q3 along the same route back down, adding stops to hike Nairn Falls and enjoying a well-deserved pizza feast to cap off the weekend.

Photos by Tobiah Lui