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Panorama Ridge with The Black Tusk behind

10 Unmissable Whistler Hiking Trails

The area surrounding Whistler is brimming with trails for all hiking levels.

Hiking Easy, Moderate, Difficult, Severe, Extreme

Panorama Ridge with The Black Tusk behind
Panorama Ridge with The Black Tusk behind Photo: Su-Laine Yeo Brodsky


While Whistler may be known as a winter wonderland for skiers and snowboarders, it also features all kinds of trails in the summer for hiking, biking, and more. Whistler acts as a solid home base for accessing all kinds of hikes in and around the area.

Head over to Garibaldi Park for some beautiful lake views or westward to Cheakamus Lake or Brandywine Falls. You can also head just east of Whistler to Wedgemount Lake for a steep slog, but with worthwhile views. These trails will help you really explore the area around Whistler.

The trails in this guidebook are roughly arranged by level of difficulty, with Train Wreck being the most accessible and Black Tusk being the most extreme.

Author: Emily Lennon

Sources: https://www.whistler.com/blog/post/2017/07/19/9-whistler-walks-hikes-try-summer/ https://www.explore-mag.com/10-of-the-Best-Hiking-Trails-Near-Whistler-British-Columbia http://whistlerhiatus.com/top-10/top-10-hiking-trails.html

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