Russet Lake

HARD 3 reviews
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Russet Lake is a 17 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Whistler, BC and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible from July until October.

17.0 miles 4100 feet Loop

hiking

lake

bugs

no dogs

The (pre)trailhead is right at the "end" of bus loop. You will see a map of the area, 2 yellow swing gates and a massive sign that exclaims "closed to hiking". Well ignore the sign, they just never bothered to take it down from ski season I guess. Dash SW across the bike trail, you will see a smal

3 months ago

camping
1 year ago

Great hike. Camping area around russet lake has views of glaciers, cheakamus lake, black tusk. Cold as fuck overnight. We saw marmots.

hiking
4 years ago

The (pre)trailhead is at the end of bus loop. Cut across the bike trail, head up the hill with the zipline on tour left. Go into the trees to the right of the large water tower.
Say goodbye to MTB crazy and back your way up the mountain.