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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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Parkhurst Ghost Town – Whistler Walks

Parkhurst Ghost Town – Whistler Walks

What do you do on rainy, misty or miserable days in Whistler? One option is go exploring the nearby Parkhurst Ghost Town. It is an easy loop that will take you through a mushroom filled forest to an abandoned logging village near Green Lake. On the return journey you’ll walk along the Sea to Sky trail, like the walk I described at Shadow Lake. We did this walk in October, when there were loooads of the super creepy devils tooth…

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Iceberg Lake – Whistler Hikes

Iceberg Lake – Whistler Hikes

The Iceberg Lake trail via 19 Mile Creek is one of the many incredible hikes that can take you up into the alpine meadows near Whistler. The hike finishes half way up Rainbow Mountain, right under Rainbow Glacier where parts of the Glacier melt into a bright blue, iceberg-filled lake. This is a moderately challenging hike, with almost 1000m elevation gain. But it is a pretty easy to follow path, and you’ll be treated to gorgeous forest, plenty of waterfalls,…

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