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Ski or snowshoe your way down this trail to Black Tusk Meadows, where you'll find some of the most beautiful scenery around.
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Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

Hitting the trailhead yesterday was amazing, once you hit the 3km marker you will start encountering isolated patches of snow. This becomes a snow trail from around 4km. Snow is densely packed all the way up to the meadows, around 5/6kms from the tusk itself....More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Claire F
Reviewed September 21, 2017 via mobile

Talking about black tusk or Garabaldi Prov park off whistler highway between Squamish and whistler closer to Squamish just north of Squamish free parking but have to walk up hill gets busy in summer time parking lot usually full so have to park walk down...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Rob B
Reviewed September 16, 2017

Was unsure of doing the hike especially in 1 day but if you are in shape totally manageable. Started 945am and finished before 5. We stopped for many pictures and a picnic along the way as well. The chute leading up to the very very...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank candiceo2015
Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Done in 1 day, with 4 breaks, and a detour to the Garibaldi Lake. 10 first Kms are ok, but the end is very tricky, especially when it's cloudy and cold. Lot of snow even in late July, so get ready. You must climb up...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank David B
Reviewed May 21, 2016

This is a great day hike, you are constantly surrounded by beautiful views. The snow capped mountain are majestic and the lakes are beautiful as the sun glistens down on them. The climb to the summit of the tusk requires one to be careful, it...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Dromid
Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

We set up camp at Garibaldi Lake and used that as our base to do both this hike and Panorama Ridge. The trail to Garibaldi is quite one-note and a steady climb, but so worth it. We loved the hike from the lake to the...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank DanasaurusRex
Reviewed July 3, 2015

Great day hike. Basic hiking rules apply: prepare for four season weather regardless of the weather report, solid hiking shoes, and a good hiking buddy! The path is extremely easy, with great elevation gains all the way to the base of the black tusk. Nothing...More

Date of experience: June 2015
2  Thank Sam B
Reviewed September 1, 2014

The hike to and up the Black Tusk is a must do for the seasoned hiker. The views once you get to Taylor Meadows only get better with each step you take and once you start the final hike to the Black Tusk proper its...More

Date of experience: August 2014
2  Thank RPL189
Reviewed July 28, 2014

This has been a very rewarding experience for us. We hiked this 30 km trail with a 5708.66 feet elevation gain from the parking lot to the very base of the black tusk rock at the very top in 9hrs 45 mins. We hiked up...More

Date of experience: July 2014
7  Thank maniacdream
Reviewed June 26, 2014

This was the most thrilling hike I have ever experienced in British Columbia! Frought with many changes in terrain and expanding expectations. However, I made the mistake of walking into the park with my 8 pound Yorkshire Terrier, Buddy. Half way up the ridge, we...More

Date of experience: August 2013
8  Thank Joy D
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