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Hiking Wedgemount area Garibaldi Park, BC

Wedgemount LakeThis spectacular glacial lake is circled by Wedgemount and Armchair Glaciers. Wedge Mountain, 2,891 metres, the highest peak in the park, lies to the south. 
(Topographical map 92.J.2 1:50,000)

There is one major trail in this area of Garibaldi Park:

Parking lot to Wedgemount Lake - Length, 7 km; suggested time, 4 to 6 hours one way; elevation change, 1,200 metres. The upper part of the trail provides a view of a waterfall where Wedgemount Creek tumbles down for almost 300 metres in a white spray. The last part of the trail meanders over a boulder strewn slope. Camping is permitted at the northwest end of the lake. There is a hut there with no amenities and a pit toilet. This is a popular destination for mountaineers.


View from the top of Wedegemount Lake Trail

 

 

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