Wedgemount Lake Guided Hike

Hike the challenging Wedgemount trail to a stunning glacier fed lake surrounded my mountains

Duration 1 day Hiking
Time of Year
Time of year June - October
Total distance 14km
Group Size
Group size 1 - 8 Guests
Difficulty Challenging
Meeting Location
Meeting in Whistler

Trip Highlights

  • Hike to a beautiful turquoise glacial lake
  • 360 degree views of giant peaks
  • Opportunity to explore an ancient glacier
  • Challenging but hugely rewarding hike into BC's pristine alpine

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, we are unfortunately unable to offer this trip. Please click here to see our available summer 2020 hiking adventures. Thank you for your understanding, and we look forward to seeing you soon!

Hike one of Whistlers most beautiful and scenic trails, to reach a jaw-dropping alpine lake surrounded by steep mountains and ancient icy glaciers. The hike is steep and challenging, with over 1,000m elevation gain, but the reward is worth the effort! With 360 degree views of snow-capped peaks, steep rock faces, turquoise lakes, rushing rivers and deep forested valleys, this hike really has it all!

The Coast mountains are home to hundreds of glaciers that have been around since the last ice age. The town of Whistler is surrounded by glaciers, one of the most famous being the Wedgemount glacier. This giant flows from the summit of Wedge mountain, the highest peak in Garibaldi Provincial Park. As the ice melts, the water flows down into Wedgemount lake, turning the water a deep turquoise which is a stunning sight!

Join us for a challenging day out in the Whistler Mountains, to see one of the most impressive sights in the Coast Mountains of British Columbia.

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What our customers say about Outdoor Explore guided adventures

Always good fun out with the Outdoor Explore team. First time out with these guys I was worried I wouldn't be able to keep up, but they helped make me feel comfortable and safe the whole time. Solid, confident, and proficient guides. Amazing way to visit the outdoors, seeing places that would be hard to access alone....

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Trip details


Day 1: 12km, +1,300m

  • Meet your guide either at the trailhead, or at the pickup location if transport is booked
  • Introduction, waiver signing, safety talk, gear check and pack bags
  • Start your hike up to Wedgemount Lake
  • Lunch by the glacial lake
  • Time to explore, relax, take in the scenery
  • Hike back to vehicles
  • Debrief with your guide, share photos, etc.
  • High five and head home

Itinerary Disclaimer
Every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary, but as this is adventure travel in a remote mountain region, we cannot guarantee that we will stick to this plan. Weather conditions and the health of participants can all contribute to changes. The trip leader/guide will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but an easy going nature will be an asset!


Lunch and snacks are included while on the trip.

Lunch are provided by our partner Nomad Nutrition. These super tasty meals are light weight, full of wholesome ingredients, and packed with energy. Exactly what you need to refuel.

We can cater to any dietary requirements. Please let us know if you have any food allergies or dietary requirements BEFORE your trip.

Price Includes/Excludes
Price Includes
  • Lunch and snacks while on the trip, prepared by the guide.
  • One experienced and knowledgeable guide
  • Transport from the meeting location to the trailhead, and back
  • Water purification throughout the trip
  • Emergency equipment (Comprehensive First aid kit, satellite phone etc.)
Price Excludes
  • Tipping for the guide
  • Transport to and from the meeting location (optional)
  • Your personal clothing and equipment. See packing list above
  • Your personal travel/cancellation insurance

Early season (May/June)

Snow sticks around in the mountains well into the summer months. For earlier season trips, expect to be hiking on snow for the majority of the route. Suitable waterproof footwear with good tread is required! We recommend bringing gaiters if you have them.


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