Canoe Mountain is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 2.628m (8,622ft) above the sea level, located in east central British Columbia, Canada. It’s one of the highest roads of the country.
Canoe Mountain is the northernmost peak of the Monashee Range. The infamous gravel road to the summit is bumped. It’s called Canoe Mountain Road. It is subject to winter snowfalls with such a high summit altitude, and it can be closed anytime when the access is not cleared of snow. The surface of the road is not in very good shape anymore as it is not maintained. Atop of the mountain there’s a telecommunications facility.
It’s a fire service road. Make sure you get your vehicle and yourself well-prepared before driving this road.High clearance 4x4 or ATV required. Stay away if you're scared of heights. It’s pretty slow going with some tight turns, loose gravel and very steep at the top. It climbs 1895m in 12 km. The average gradient is 10.266%.