Matt Hosford

Travel, Photography, Camping, Skiing, Environmental Consultant, Guitar, Beers, Friends.... Life's good : )


Backpack to Lake Lovely Water

Canada / Watershed Grill Parking Area

This adventure is one of the best kept secrets in the Whistler area, let alone, British Columbia. The trailhead for Lake Lovely Water is located on the west side of the Squamish River.

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600 Saves

Backpack to Panorama Ridge

Canada / Garibaldi Lake, Garibaldi Provincial Park

Take the Sea to Sky Highway (HWY 99) north from Vancouver up towards Whistler. Turn off the highway about 30 minutes before Whistler Village onto Daisy Lake Road.

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534 Saves

Hiking the Howe Sound Crest Trail

Canada / Howe Sound Crest Trail

Distance: 18 miles / 29 kms. Duration: 1 - 3 Days Elevation Gain: 6000 ft. / 1800 m. Magnesia Meadows: 49.483708, -123.

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361 Saves

Hike Mt. Brunswick

Canada / Mt. Brunswick Trail

Driving north from Vancouver along the Sea to Sky Highway (HWY 99) turn off at Lions Bay exit and park at the end of Sunset Dr. N 49.470653225392105, -123.

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324 Saves

Camp in Golden Ears Provincial Park

Canada / Golden Ears Trail

Backcountry permits are required to camp on Panorama Ridge ($5) and can be paid online. The trailhead is located at the West Canyon Parking lot.

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184 Saves

Scramble Up Mt. Garibaldi

Canada / Brohm Ridge Trail

Duration: 2 Days Closed Gate (described below): 49.831834, -123.088424 Camp Ground: 49.855926, -123.016797 Driving north from Vancouver along the Sea to Sky Highway (HWY 99) pass through Squamish.

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171 Saves