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General Trail Info

Name of the trail

Gambier Lake


Overview

If leaving from Vancouver, the hike begins with two nice ferry trips, to arrive in New Brighton. This is a 7km hike, with the firs 2kms along a gravel road.


Trail can be used for the following activities

Hiking,Biking,Snowshoeing


Directions to the trailhead

Leaving from Vancouver take the ferry to Langdale/Sunshine Coast. In Langdale board the ferry to Gambier Island (New Brighton). The Gambier Island ferry is for passengers only. No vehicles allowed, but bikes and dogs are welcome.
Once in New Brighton, follow the road to the trailhead. It is every left hand turn/fork in the road until the trailhead. The trail begins just before Mike's Bay. On the trail follow the green markers to Gambier Lake.
It is basically every right turn once you begin on the trail.


Detailed description of the trail

The trail follows an old logging road, as well as creekbeds.
It can be muddy as well as loose in places, but it is easily followed and non-technical.
There are not many switchbacks, so the trail is quite direct.


Status screen

This trail has been contributed by Marc Boudreau
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Location and Amenities

Location

Nearest city

Vancouver


Trail located in region

Gambier Island


Trail located in province

BC - British Columbia


Trail located in park

Not in Prov. Park


Amenities

Availability of amenities

LocationAmenity
TrailFirepit, Fresh water raw, Pit toilet, Camping (Back country),

Statistics

Name of the section

Gambier Lake Trail


Total distance (km)

7


Completion time (h)

3.5


Elevation at start (m)

0


Maximum elevation (m)

475


Average grade (%)


Maximum grade (%)


This section is in a

Wilderness


This section has a

Linear One-Way


Conditions


Condititions @ Apr 13 2004

ConditionRating
Trail quality and condition4
Road condition and accessbilityn/a
Vehicle parkingn/a

Point of Interest

NameDescriptionTypeOwnerWaypoints
G.LakeGambier LakeWaypointMarc Boudreau1

Sources of Information

Title/URLBC Car-Free
AuthorBrian Grover
PublisherWhiskey-Jack Communications
Year2001
EditionVolume 1
Resource TypePrinted Book

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