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
About Black Tusk Trail
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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
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
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
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
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
Great views and aqua blue lakes. Even in July, there was snow cover, so make sure you bring adequate footwear and clothing. If you are adventurous enough, try hiking to Panorama Ridge and Black Tusk in one day.
Such a scenic hike, I recommend you camp and split the hike over 2 days. Garibaldi lake is also beautiful, go for a swim to cool off. The hike to the very top of Black tusk gets quite steep and rocky but the trails leading...More
if you go to Whistler during summer, you can climb up to 2000 m and watch this great black tusk view or you can swim in the lakes while watching the magnificent mountains.