Top Adventures in D'Arcy

  • Camp at the Top of Kafir Peak

    At the turn off to Birkenhead Lake Provincial Park, take a hard left to the Telus cell phone tower access road (there is a telus branded sign). Drive up the road, which is very steep at times. High clearance and four wheel drive are a must! Drive ...

  • Hike to Mt Rohr

    The Duffy Lake Road area is a scrambling paradise. If you love exploring the alpine off trail, this would be the place.Mt Rohr is a prominent peak, located just above Duffy Lake. One of the highlights of this trip is that you get to hike directly ...

    3200 ft gain

  • Scramble Mt Joffre

    From the trailhead on the Duffey Lake Road you follow the well-marked summer trail up the Cerise Creek. The trail heads south after the bridge and heads up onto the lower flanks of Joffre and onto a logging road. Eventually the road forks, and the...

  • Hike Vantage Peak

    This trip can be done as big day trip, or broken up over two days if you bring a tent. It makes for a great weekend trip from Vancouver. So good in fact Arc'teryx made a whole movie about it. Just beyond the ever popular Joffre Lakes turn off by a...

    4.7 miles 3618.8 ft gain

  • Overnight at Keith's Hut

    Starting from the side of the highway outside of Pemberton, continue towards Duffy Lake past Joffre Lake trail head. Cross the Cayoosh Creek bridge and pass the work sheds on your right with a green roof, 3.3km from this is a shoulder and between ...

    5.6 miles 1312.3 ft gain

  • Climb Mt. Matier's Northwest Face

    Mt Matier is an excellent mountaineering route for newer mountaineers with glacier travel experience, and a lot of scrambling experience. In good condition the glacier is manageable with fairly straight forward route finding. The Trailhead is a ha...

  • Hike to Joffre Lakes

    Joffre Lakes is a well loved destination, and for good reason: it is absolutely stunning. Not only is it located on one of the most scenic drives you could ever hope to find (Duffy Lake Road) , but it's possible to enjoy this area no matter how mu...

    6.2 miles 1200 ft gain

  • Backcountry Camp Upper Joffre Lake

    Joffre Lakes Provincial Park is located roughly three hours from Vancouver north of Whistler and Pemberton on Highway 99 (Sea-to-Sky Highway).  The drive itself up to the trailhead is very scenic and worth it in itself.  Once you get to the parkin...

    3.1 miles 2952.8 ft gain

  • Snowshoe Joffre Lakes

    The Canadian west coast mountains around Whistler BC receive over thirty feet of snow each winter. This area is well known for epic skiing and snowboarding, and it's also a really fun place to go snowshoeing. Here's a winter version of the incredi...

    6.2 miles 1312.3 ft gain

  • Hike to Slalok Mountain

    The hike starts and finishes at the same location as the Joffre lake trail. You'll need to hike to the third lake where where you'll turn off in a SW direction through the valley just before reaching the helipad close to the campground From there,...

    9.9 miles 1310 ft gain

  • Paddle Duffey Lake

    Duffey Lake sits just under Cayoosh Pass on the Duffey Lake Road (HWY 99), one of the most scenic drives in southwestern BC. Leaving from Pemberton, you'll climb just under 4000ft up to the lake, which is nestled between big, steep mountains, with...

  • Camp at Cottonwood Recreation Site

    Located 3+ hours North of Vancouver on Duffey Lake Road (Highway 99), Cottonwood Recreation Site is one of 4 sites managed by the BC Forest Service.  Duffey Lake Road is an extension of Highway 99 and connects Pemberton to Lillooet.If you plan on ...