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Russet Lake via Singing Pass

Russet Lake via Singing Pass

What can you do if you fancy hiking to (or camping at) the beautiful Russet lake, but you don’t want to pay to ride the Gondola up Whistler Mountain? You can hike in via Singing Pass! The trail to Russet Lake via Singing Pass can be a bit of a slog, but it has plenty of large waterfalls, gorgeous forest views and unlike the trails that start from the Whistler gondola; It is completely free. We hiked along Singing Pass…

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Camping at Russet Lake

Camping at Russet Lake

We absolutely loved camping at Russet Lake in Garibaldi Provincial Park near Whistler. The lake itself is nice; But it is the surrounding scenery that will take your breath away. It is simply incredible. The Russet Lake Campground is at an elevation of 1890m so you need to be prepared for it to be a bit chilly. You also need to put in some effort to reach it, especially as you’ll be lugging up your camping gear to stay the…

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Musical Bumps trail to Russet Lake

Musical Bumps trail to Russet Lake

Aaaah Whistler; The home of some incredible hiking! I am very excited to share my recent trip along the incredible Musical Bumps trail to Russet Lake. This hike is one of those rare chances to skip the slog up the mountain and spend 100% of your hike up in the incredible alpine area of Whistler and Garibaldi Provincial Park. I have written about the beautiful High Note trail that starts at Whistler Peak. This time (in order to see some…

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HBC (1849) Heritage Trail – Mason’s Ridge

HBC (1849) Heritage Trail – Mason’s Ridge

The hike up to Mason’s ridge is part of the historical HBC (1849) Heritage Trail. You can reach it from either direction, but we started from Sowaqua Creek and went via Covile Camp. This part of the HBC trail is very steep and still had quite a lot of snow at the end of June. We could see why the fur traders waited for the snow to melt before they traversed these mountains – it was a tough hike even…

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