Explore Brandywine Falls
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Added by Ian Tyley
Take a short, 1km roundtrip walk to this stunning 70 metre waterfall.
Brandywine Falls is a spectacular 70 metre waterfall. It is best seen from the viewpoint which also presents some marvelous views of Daisy Lake and the surrounding mountains. But you can also get to the bottom with a bit of scrambling down the side of the cliff.
Brandywine Falls is located along the Sea To Sky Highway (Highway #99) between Squamish and Whistler. Located just 11km (7 miles) south of Whistler on the east side of the Sea To Sky Highway, Brandywine Falls is easily accessible with a large parking lot and markings to the start of the short walk to the falls.
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Short Walk To The Viewpoint
This is a great pit stop off the Sea-to-Sky, it's a relatively short walk to the viewpoint of the falls. Keep in mind, it's not technically legal to hike down to the base of the falls and you could face a fine, but that's up to you.
We drove past the signs for Brandywine a million times on the way back home before stopping once and realized what we had been missing. It's a great place to stretch your legs and appreciate some nature before you're back in the car!
A Nice Trail Walk
The falls are cool, but was pleasantly surprised to find a 4K gravel trail walk that leads out to Whistler Bungee too. Watched some people jump off the bridge and headed back to the falls-an entertaining and quick afternoon for beginners or a trail run.
The scramble down the cliff is a little treacherous, but the view from the bottom is worth it. There's one cliff towards the beginning you have to climb/jump down which is the one tough spot. My 6'6 boyfriend could handle it fine but I took the simpler path to the right which goes through a small water spring and avoids the cliff. After you get past that spot it's a pretty easy climb to the bottom then a couple minute walk through the forest. About 1-2hrs roundtrip depending how long you hang at the bottom.
Added by Ian Tyley
Growing up meters from the beach it was no surprise that my love for photography began in and around the ocean. My consistent drive to get up every morning is fueled by the excitement and enjoyment of capturing visionary photographs of things that inspire me, whilst having a ton of fun along the way. I love the feeling adventure photography has given me, to explore new places and strive to capture the outdoors. I hope to inspire people through my work.Follow
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