October 10, 2017 at 8:51 am #7552Ye ChuMember
Sunday’s hike: Roger and I co-lead this hike. And again, we had a glorious sunny hike with 13 Hikers. The hike started at the top of Whistler gondola (lift ticket is $58). From the alpine, you go directly east for four hours hiking the Musical bumps ( piccolo, flute and oboe passes), Singing pass and up to Russet Lake. The return trip follows the Fitzsimmons Creek ( 11.5 km) back to Whistler village. The entire loop is 27 km ( as calculated by Cristina). My feet were very sore as I wore stiff hiking boots. Best to do with trail runners if there is no snow or ice. September/early October are the best months to hike as there are no mosquitoes, plenty of huckleberries to eat, lovely alpine flowers and before the first snowfall. Everyone had a glorious time. Roger lead the fast group and I stayed with the slower group, saviouring the majestic beauty- “smelling the roses”.
Attachments:You must be logged in to view attached files.October 18, 2017 at 9:52 am #7573Bengul KurtarMember
Thank you very much for organizing this hike, Ye! I finally managed to upload my photos to the Flickr page. Here is the link: https://www.flickr.com/photos/benrose/albums/72157689538926666October 18, 2017 at 10:29 am #7574Ye ChuMember
Wow, amazing photos Bengul. Thanks for documenting our trip. Now that the snow has arrived in Whistler, my next trip will be a snowshoe for sure. I will post something when the weather gets better. See you all soon, YeOctober 22, 2017 at 5:52 pm #7603S. Ling ChanMember
Thank Ye for this beautiful hike, and thank you all for company. I have added a dozen photos on our club’s Facebook page, at https://www.facebook.com/pg/NorthShoreHikers/photos/?tab=album&album_id=748108602043118
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