Wedgemount area Garibaldi Park, BC
spectacular glacial lake is circled by Wedgemount and Armchair Glaciers.
Wedge Mountain, 2,891 metres, the highest peak in the park, lies to
(Topographical map 92.J.2 1:50,000)
There is one major
trail in this area of Garibaldi Park:
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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