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Wedgemount Lake

Address: Garibaldi Park, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada
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Ranked #12 of 18 Attractions in Whistler
Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
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Vancouver, Canada
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85 reviews 85 reviews
31 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

The climb was very , very steep and maybe my expectations were too high but I didn't find the area that fun. The lake was a beautiful, milky blue but unless your going to sleep overnight and continue hiking I didn't think it was worth my time

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Issaquah, Washington
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

This is hike is worth the effort of this challenging, steep, root covered trail that rewards one with an incredible glacier fed lake at the top of a scramble. Hardy shoes/boots are a must. Access to the trail head is clearly marked and there ia adequate parking for the number of hikers that would be using the trail on any... More

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Ignoring the reviews and guide books which spoke of "the toughest hike in the Garribaldi Park", we just looked at the distance to be covered and went for it. It is very steep. Where we were staying offered views of the Armchair Glacier but only by going there could we see the lake. The photographs and reviews spoke of a... More

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Dallas, Texas
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43 reviews 43 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This is an awesome challenging hike to a beautiful glacier feed turquoise lake. It's short in distance ~7km but pretty steep and has some rugged sections. We did in on a misty/rainy day and it took us about 3.5 hours going up. It was pretty cold and the rain/wind was picking up once we got to the top so we... More

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Whistler, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2012

It's a steep hike but it's not terribly long. Only 7k from the parking lot to the amazing lake. The lakeside hut is great as a base or one of the dozens of incredible-view tent pads. The glacier is close by and easily accessible and relatively safe to hike on as long as you stay away from the edges and... More

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