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Garibaldi Lake from Rubble Creek [PDF]


General Trail Info

Name of the trail

Garibaldi Lake from Rubble Creek


Overview

This is a wonderful hike covering 9kms from the Parking Lot at Rubble Creek to Garibaldi Lake.


Trail can be used for the following activities

Hiking,Snowshoeing,X-Country skiing


Directions to the trailhead

Driving North on Highway 99, heading towards Whistler, zero your odometer at the traffic lights at Cleveland Ave., in Squamish. 33kms (20miles) later you will see the road to the Parking Lot to your right.
It is less than 3kms to the Parking Lot from this turn off.
Please remember that there are Parking and Camping Fees in effect.


Detailed description of the trail

The trail is a well switchbacked trail, covering 9kms from the Parking Lot to Garibaldi Lake.
At the 6kms mark is the Junction for the trail to Taylor Meadows, just 1.5kms from this sign. Continue on past this point for another 3kms to find yourself at Garibaldi Lake.
Be sure not to miss the lookout just past the Junction Area that overlooks the Barrier Wall


Status screen

This trail has been contributed by Marc Boudreau
This trail has been viewed 6918 times so far.
The average rating was 8.

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Location and Amenities

Location

Nearest city

Squamish


Trail located in region

Lower Mainland


Trail located in province

BC - British Columbia


Trail located in park

Garibaldi Provincial Park


Amenities

Availability of amenities

LocationAmenity
TrailHut, Picnic table, Fresh water raw, Pit toilet, Camping (Back country),

Statistics

Name of the section

Rubble Creek - Garibaldi Lake


Total distance (km)

9


Completion time (h)

3


Elevation at start (m)

580


Maximum elevation (m)

1790


Average grade (%)


Maximum grade (%)

9.9


This section is in a

Wilderness


This section has a

Linear One-Way


Conditions


Condititions @ Feb 24 2005

ConditionRating
Trail quality and condition4
Road condition and accessbility5
Vehicle parking5

Point of Interest

NameDescriptionTypeOwnerWaypoints
T.HeadTrail HeadWaypointMarc Boudreau1
JunctionJunctionWaypointMarc Boudreau1
LookoutBarrier LookoutWaypointMarc Boudreau1
TaylorTaylor CreekWaypointMarc Boudreau1
ParnParnassus CreekWaypointMarc Boudreau1
Shelter1Shelter1WaypointMarc Boudreau1
Shelter2Shelter2WaypointMarc Boudreau1
BurtonBurton (Sphinx) HutWaypointMarc Boudreau1
Rubble Creek-Garibaldi Lakegari.gpxRouteMarc Boudreau36

Sources of Information

Title/URL103 Hikes
AuthorJack Bryceland, Mary & David Macaree
PublisherThe Mountaineers Books
Year1994
Edition5th
Resource TypePrinted Book

Title/URLBC Car-Free, Volume 1
AuthorBrain Grover
PublisherWhiskey-Jack Communications
Year2001
Edition
Resource TypePrinted Book

Title/URLhttp://www.clubtread.com/sforum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=9724&SearchTerms=Garibaldi
AuthorMarc
Publisher
Year
Edition
Resource TypeClubTread Discussion

Title/URLhttp://www.clubtread.com/sforum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=8152&SearchTerms=Garibaldi
AuthorMarc
Publisher
Year
Edition
Resource TypeClubTread Discussion

Title/URLhttp://www.clubtread.com/sforum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=9977
AuthorShadee/Marc
Publisher
Year
Edition
Resource TypeClubTread Discussion

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