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The Black Tusk - Hiking

Vancouver Coast Mountains, British Columbia, Canada

By lydia.crawford

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Difficulty

Easy

What are the activities at The Black Tusk ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at The Black Tusk?

The Black Tusk is a striking landmark in Garibaldi Provincial Park, British Columbia. It's a black spire of volcanic rock that towers above the surrounding landscape. The hike to the summit is a challenging one, but the views are worth it. From the top, you can see the snow-capped peaks of the Coast Mountains and the turquoise waters of Garibaldi Lake.


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Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
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Starting Point

The Black Tusk is located in Garibaldi Provincial Park, British Columbia. The park is about a 2.5 hour drive north of Vancouver.

Why visit The Black Tusk

The Black Tusk is a geological feature in British Columbia, Canada. It is a black, spire-shaped peak that is part of the Garibaldi Ranges of the Coast Mountains. The Black Tusk is located in Garibaldi Provincial Park, which is a popular destination for hikers and climbers. The views from the summit of the Black Tusk are stunning, and the hike to the summit is challenging but rewarding.

Is The Black Tusk in British Columbia a good place for the whole family?

The Black Tusk is a good place for the whole family.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near The Black Tusk are hiking, camping, and fishing.

1. Hiking the Black Tusk: A moderate hike that rewards hikers with stunning views of the surrounding area.

2. Horseback Riding: Enjoy a leisurely ride through the forest and meadows near The Black Tusk.

3. Fishing: Cast your line in one of the many lakes and rivers near The Black Tusk for a chance to catch trout, salmon, or bass.

4. Golfing: Tee off at one of the many golf courses in the area, including the world-renowned Fairmont Chateau Whistler Golf Club.

5. Whitewater Rafting: Experience the thrill of rafting down one of the area's rushing rivers.

Where to eat?

1. The Grouse Grind Café - This café is located at the base of the Grouse Grind, a popular hiking trail in North Vancouver. The café offers sandwiches, salads, and snacks, as well as drinks like coffee, tea, and beer.

2. Joffre Lakes Provincial Park - This park is located in Pemberton, about an hour and a half from The Black Tusk. It is known for its three pristine turquoise lakes, and it is a popular spot for hiking, camping, fishing, and swimming. There is a small concession stand located near the parking lot that sells snacks and drinks.

3. Shannon Falls Provincial Park - This park is also located in Pemberton, and it is home to Shannon Falls, the third tallest waterfall in British Columbia. There is a small concession stand located near the parking lot that sells snacks and drinks.

4. Brandywine Falls Provincial Park - This park is located about an hour and a half from The Black Tusk, just outside of Whistler. It is home to Brandywine Falls, one of the most photographed waterfalls in British Columbia. There is a small concession stand located near the parking lot that sells snacks and drinks.

5. Alice Lake Provincial Park - This park is located about an hour from The Black Tusk, in Squamish. It is home to Alice Lake, one of the most popular lakes in the area for swimming, fishing, and boating. There is a small concession stand located near the parking lot that sells snacks and drinks.

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

What is the level of difficulty of The Black Tusk ?

Easy

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No
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Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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