Hiking The Black Tusk Trail

The 4th most popular hiking trail in British Columbia.

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Southwest of Whistler, the Black Tusk Trail begins near Function Junction and runs up to Loggers Lake and beyond to an access road. The hiking route up is 4,200 feet vertical over 16 km. The route back is a wild ride down. Function Junction is 6 km south of Whistler.

Overall, Black Tusk Trail is the 4th most popular hiking trail of all 18 hikes in British Columbia.


Local Contact(s):  BC Visitors (800) 435-5622; Whistler Vistors (800) WHISTLER; Mountain Bike Guide To Squamish & Whistler by Rob Cocquyt (604) 892-9797; Mountain Biking Brit. Col. by D. Polischuk; Central Res. (800) 944-7853; Whistler Mountain Bike Park (604) 932-3111.

Best Season:  Jun. - Aug.

Average Difficulty:  Difficult

Base Camp:  Nu-Salya Chalet, Garibaldi (877) 604-9005; Sun Wolf Resort, Brackendale

Luxury Loding:  Chateau Whistler (604) 938-8000; Pan Pacific Lodge (604) 905-2999

Reference Source:  click here http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/

GPS:  49.9695, -123.157

Date Published:  12/30/2015

Date Updated:  7/7/2016

ID:  12248


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