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A High Note on Whistler Mountain

Not as scary as it looks on Whistler's High Note Trail—C.Helbig

Not as scary as it looks on Whistler’s High Note Trail—C.Helbig

We’re getting a late start to the day (Labour Day weekend laziness). We want to do a beautiful hike but one that’s not too taxing. We love our densely forested North Shore trails, but we’re in the mood for sweeping alpine views. The answer: Whistler Mountain’s High Note Trail. This 9.5 km loop (258 m elevation gain) is a beauty and with its easy lift-assisted access I’m surprised that many locals haven’t hiked it. I’m also surprised that despite the crowds in Whistler Village and the long gondola queue, the trail was relatively untrammeled. Only a hundred meters into the trail, we lost 99% of the crowd and were surrounded by gorgeous alpine wilderness scenery. Continue reading

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