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General Trail Info

Name of the trail

Marriot Basin


Overview

A nice walk up to the Alpine to a cabin. Staying at the cabin affords opportunities to explore the many fine peaks in the area.


Trail can be used for the following activities

Hiking,Snowshoeing,X-Country skiing


Directions to the trailhead

This is basically the same as Joffre Lakes. Take route 99 from Vancouver. Pass through Pemberton, going straight through the traffic lights. Continue on another 6km to Mount Currie, follow the road through the village to a sharp left hand turn. After this sharp turn, make a right at the intersection, heading towards Lillooet. Head up the Duffy. Passing the Joffre lakes parking lot, continue for another couple km, and park at the salt sheds on the right (if travelling in summer you can drive up the road to your left just before the salt sheds. Road is becoming overgrown but if you don't mind a few scratches and have 4wd you can drive to the end.)


Detailed description of the trail

The trail winds steeply up through forest into the Alpine to the cabin. The alpine is easy flat walking. From the end of the logging road to the cabin shouldn't take much more than a couple hours. Stay left at the junction to Rohr lake (signed)


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Location and Amenities

Location

Nearest city

Pemberton


Trail located in region

Cayoosh Range


Trail located in province

BC - British Columbia


Trail located in park

Not in Prov. Park


Amenities

Availability of amenities

LocationAmenity
TrailPit toilet, Drinking water, Camping (Back country),

Statistics

Name of the section

Marriot Basin Trail


Total distance (km)

4


Completion time (h)

5


Elevation at start (m)

1490


Maximum elevation (m)

1894


Average grade (%)


Maximum grade (%)


This section is in a

Wilderness


This section has a

Linear Return


Conditions


Condititions @ Sep 30 2004

ConditionRating
Trail quality and condition4
Road condition and accessbility4
Vehicle parking4

Point of Interest

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