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Hiking Heaven at Whistler

Hi, I’m Tomo from Japan. I came to Canada in April, lived in Vancouver for four months, and moved to Whistler in August to enjoy the summer mountains and skiing in winter. Whistler has a lot of beautiful lakes and mountains. You can enjoy outdoor activities throughout the year. I like hiking in the mountains, so Whistler is hiking heaven for me.

I have been to a lot of hiking places for three months, let me introduce you to some of them.

Russet Lake is 14 km distance from Whistler village center. You have two ways to get there, one is taking the gondola and walking, the other is just walking. Both ways are very difficult to hike. But once you arrive at the lake, you can enjoy seeing the great glacier, especially, Cheakamus glacier which has a wide ice field, you will be amazed by its scale.

This is the Wedge lake, the most beautiful lake which I have ever been to in Canada. The end part of the trail was so steep to climb up, but I can see the beautiful lake and mountains. The glacier was also awesome. My heart was fulfilled with achievement.

Russet Lake is 14 km distance from Whistler village center. You have two ways to get there, one is taking the gondola and walking, the other is just walking. Both ways are very difficult to hike. But once you arrive at the lake, you can enjoy seeing the great glacier, especially, Cheakamus glacier which has a wide ice field, you will be amazed by its scale.

We students went to the Panorama lake. We sometimes have recreations after class. We divided the students into two groups, fast walking group, and slow walking group. Finally, the slow-walking group arrived there thirty minutes later, we enjoyed taking pictures, eating snacks, and drinking around there.

This is my favorite place in Whistler. I often go there when I want to relax. I bring snacks and coffee to enjoy the time. And you also can see the panorama view. If you go there in the summer, you can be lying on the grass and feeling the cool breeze. If you go there in the fall, you can see the beautiful fall leaves.

Written By: Tomoyasu Sato

 

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