We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Wedgemount Lake

Garibaldi Park, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada
Save
Review Highlights
FANTASTIC

It´s not easy to get there, but when you are there you will enjoy a beautiful landscape and a... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2016
andib261
,
Abbotsford, British Columbia
An amazing place for experienced hikers

We stayed up here in September 2016 with the temperature around -4°C when we arrived late in the... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2016
Simon M
,
Kendal, United Kingdom
Read all 25 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“steep climb” (3 reviews)
“wedges” (2 reviews)
“elevation” (4 reviews)
LOCATION
Garibaldi Park, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada
Write a Review
Reviews (25)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 22 reviews

Reviewed 11 November 2016

It´s not easy to get there, but when you are there you will enjoy a beautiful landscape and a fantastic view.

Thank andib261
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We stayed up here in September 2016 with the temperature around -4°C when we arrived late in the evening. It was dark and we'd hiked up the steep forest trail for the past three hours. In the morning we awoke to clear blue skies, the...More

Thank Simon M
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Very steep hike up to a spectacular glacial lake. It is quite steep, nearly 4000 ft elevation gain in less than 4 miles. Hike is mainly in forest w/o views, until last 1000 ft or so, where it is almost a scramble up steep rock,...More

2  Thank nkrpctl
Reviewed 22 July 2016

We are just back from a wonderfull hike to Wedgemount Lake with large smiles on our faces. One of the most beautifull and challenging day hikes I have ever done. Unrelentlessly steep climb for 7km. Hiking poles are very usefull on the way down for...More

Thank Cycle2rer
Reviewed 26 June 2016

This is one of my best hikes of my entire life.... INCREDIBLE. We hiked it on Tues. June 21st, 2016. Conditions were pretty much great. Some snow when you get up very high and are (almost!) to the lake sitting high in the sky at...More

1  Thank CoraSun
Reviewed 22 October 2015

I am just a novice hiker so this was quite tough for me... but it is absolutely beautiful!!!It took me longer to come down than go up!! If you have poles take them.

Thank Skiis
Reviewed 22 October 2015

An honest days hiking for seasoned hikers, the two of us (25M and 25F) enjoyed the hike, great with nice weather if you're well prepared. 2h40m from car to lake and 2h10m back down. A good 2h exploring up at the lake, including accessing the...More

2  Thank Andrew Y
Reviewed 16 August 2015

This is one of the steepest hikes I have ever done... 4000' in 4.4 miles (1220 meters in 7km). But it was worth every step.

1  Thank outsideagent
Reviewed 27 July 2015

this picture says it all. The entire area in Garibaldi Park is awesome, but not for a day hike . you need some hiking experience and gear as well as extra clothes to keep warm as temps change or a storm blows through. the hikes...More

Thank b w
Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

I really enjoyed this hike, nature there is beautiful. Went sooner so it was nicely chilly under the trees instead of hot summer weather everywhere else. Lake is amazing, there are spectacular views and no crowds because hike is not suitable for kids.

Thank Lenka K
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Rim Rock Cafe & Oyster Bar
1,373 reviews
.57 km away
Red Door Bistro
407 reviews
1.03 km away
Creekbread
572 reviews
.88 km away
Dusty's Bar & BBQ
360 reviews
1.01 km away
Nearby Attractions
Peak to Creek
117 reviews
.57 km away
Whistler Kids
169 reviews
.40 km away
Alpha Lake Park
25 reviews
1.37 km away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Minty L
Has anybody hiked it in May? I've read that is is not really recommended! Is it due to landslides or the parking not being accessible due to the snow?
18 March 2017|
Answer
Response from Simon M | Reviewed this property |
I think the local guides will know the answer to that one. drop Eirc an email and ask: mountainskillsacademy
0
Votes