Length: 9.6 km
Condition: Starts as old road, some blowdown in middle section, some parts rough walking.
General Route: Runs from Mike Lake to Alouette Mountain Summit
How to Find: From Maple Ridge, drive up the Golden Ears Parkway, through the gate, and then left turn on the Mike Lake Road, and drive to trailhead. The trailhead is just before Mike Lake itself. There were only 2-3 parking spaces right at the trailhead, but I assume you could park nearby.
Trail Description: This is the standard route up Alouette mountain. It is a long but gradual trail that is patched together from pieces of the old fire access road, and various shortcuts. It is marked with a variety of markers - orange squares, a few ancient BC Parks squares, and some blue ribbons. There are lots of junctions, but most of them have signs. There are no streams that you cross on this entire trail, so you better carry water.
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