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Naresh from vancouver writes:
Hello, we did this trail on 29th Sept. it was worth beauty to go there for the Panoramic view and beautiful nature. we took 11 hours all together to return to parking lot. it was not cold at all in trails and the path is pretty easy to follow even though you don't see many people for any help. We haven't seen any dangerous situations in this path. have fun!!! you really need to start early in the morning if you want to finish on the same day.
Posted: October 3, 2012 12:20:27 AM PST
Alexandra Nan from Vancouver writes:
My friend and I are thinking of hiking Panorama Ridge in a day on Thanksgiving weekend. Any thoughts on what we should bring and if it is dangerous to do in early October?
Posted: September 25, 2012 10:52:21 PM PST
Raju from vancouver writes:
we have decided to do this panorama ridge trail on Sep 29th saturday. Any comments, suggestions,advice welcome.
Should we go really in winter clothing with two layers of dresses............
Posted: September 24, 2012 04:28:08 PM PST
Paul from Delta writes:
Did the hike alone Sept 18th.
It is tough, especially near the end. If you decide to go all the way up, make sure to wear hiking boot. I was up with a runner and I couldn't finish the last part when the trail is cover by snow.
The weather was very nice, I started around noon, which was very late as it is 30k round trip. I did manage to finish before the sunset but it was a bit too much. The trail is well marked and very relaxing (except the last part)
One last thing, if you wish to do it in 1 day, make sure to bring enough water and food. And travel light.
Posted: September 21, 2012 08:33:06 PM PST
Nick from Kent, England writes:
Thanks for the advice. We're moving to Vancouver in March 2013 and as we're there for a year will perhaps look to do some easier local trails first to get our fitness up. I'm one of those people that has to buy all the gear when I get into something, so I'll make sure I've got adequate clothing when it comes to trying this one. Thanks again.
Posted: September 11, 2012 01:10:30 AM PST
Tyler from Portland, Oregon writes:
If at all possible you should do it. I did this hike two weeks ago with my girlfriend. She Hasn't seen very much mileage on the trail and she did it. I had her outfitted with the necessary attire and a hydration backpack though. The trail is very well marked. You just need to bring lots of food water and layers of clothes. The temperatures get pretty chilly on the ridge, and it rained while I was there (got a good view though). You could easily get hypothermia if you don't have the right clothes. It's probably even colder now. We did it in a day hike too. We started at 8:00 am and got back to the car at 6:30pm, and I could have done it much quicker if I was alone. I recommend staying a the Whistler RV park 10 minutes up the road towards Whistler, so you can wake up and start hiking. Have fun!
Posted: September 8, 2012 11:48:38 PM PST
Tyler Chromicz from Portland, Oregon writes:
Posted: September 8, 2012 10:35:23 PM PST
Would this hike be an absolute no no to a couple of beginners? We're fit enough to do it, but our knowledge of hiking is non existent, other than the fact we're sensible people and would take sensible precautions to ensure a safe trip.
Posted: September 7, 2012 06:12:45 AM PST
Wongfu from Burnaby writes:
Hiked from the parking lot to Panorama Ridge on August 10th. 10-11 hours return trip. Trail is clear, but there is a stretch of snow near the top. Doable with good tread shoes, but a stick, or hiking pole would be great. Taylor Meadows is bug free, but no flowers yet. However, lots of flowers in bloom on the trail that takes you across Mimulus Lake towards junction to Helm. Enjoy!
Posted: August 11, 2012 12:38:00 PM PST
Jess from Vancouver writes:
Did you manage to climb up Panorama Ridge or Garibaldi Lake? The site update says "Panorama Ridge - This route is covered with snow and is not marked" on August 3.
Posted: August 8, 2012 11:58:12 PM PST
Esther from Vancouver writes:
Did the hike yesterday, some snow around the top but doable without sticks/snowshoes/crampon
Posted: August 7, 2012 01:20:40 PM PST
Anybody have done this hike lately? Lots of snow? Planning to hike it this weekend.
Posted: August 6, 2012 12:09:32 PM PST
Mary from Burnaby writes:
I did Panorama last year with Black Tusk, but had overnighted it. I might be in, but don't know how twitter works. Email me at: email@example.com and we can discuss.
Posted: July 26, 2012 09:51:38 PM PST
Luke from Vancouver writes:
I'm thinking of hiking the trail sometime in August. I'd love some company as this is a long hike.
If you're planning on doing it, do get in touch with me on twitter @LukeSeq
Posted: July 22, 2012 11:08:46 AM PST
Christina from Vancouver writes:
There is snow! You can check current conditions on BC Parks' site.
Posted: July 12, 2012 05:05:48 PM PST
Elaine Long from Vancouver writes:
Has anyone done this trail this year yet? Is the lots of snow up there?? Thanks!!
Posted: July 9, 2012 10:08:41 PM PST
Parth from Vancouver writes:
Anyone planning for Panorama Ridge ??
Posted: October 26, 2011 10:07:13 AM PST
Danker Kolijn from Vancouver writes:
We are 2 students hoping to go for a hike this weekend in the Garibaldi/Black Tusk area and need a ride up. Does anyone have 2 spots available in their car friday or saturday. Please let me know, willing to pitch for gas.
Posted: September 28, 2011 10:49:05 PM PST
Shaun from Vancouver writes:
Did this hike on Saturday with a bunch of friends. For those of us who completed it, took us around 9 hours. The walk up to the lake is easy enough a very steady grade, and it's a great place to have lunch. Lots of people on the trail, but it was pleasant. The hike up to the ridge is breathtaking, some muddy parts along the trail, but nothing serious. You have to traverse a snow path towards the last KM or so up, it was no problem in regular hiking boots. Some people were doing it in runners. We slid down the glacier on our backsides on the way down, that was fun although it left me a bit sore! Bugs were not really a problem. All in all, one of the best hikes. Makes for a long day though, if you plan on doing the whole thing. The last 9 k down the switchbacks seem to go on forever... Still worth it:)
Posted: September 26, 2011 04:34:36 PM PST
Ken Dresen from Vancouver writes:
I was hoping to do this as a two day hike the weekend of the 10th, 11th, of September. I can't get anyone to join me. Is there anyone else going up this weekend, or Sunday, Monday?
Posted: September 9, 2011 09:40:41 PM PST
tila from vancouver writes:
I want to do this hike, never done it before so any advice on how to prepare for the hike and what I need to bring etc.
Posted: September 6, 2011 03:27:36 PM PST
Chad from Whistler writes:
Thanks for the info steve
Posted: September 2, 2011 02:49:45 PM PST
Nikki from St. Louis, MO writes:
Thank you, Steve!
Posted: August 23, 2011 09:27:49 AM PST
Steven from Surrey writes:
Just did this hike yesterday:
There are patches of snow and mud starting at the meadows, but nothing that will require special equipment to traverse. Hiking shoes will be enough =).
Have a great trip!
Posted: August 22, 2011 09:57:28 AM PST
Has anyone been to Panorama Ridge lately? Is there still a lot of snow there? Can we hike with regular hiking shoes? We are planning to camp at Garibaldi Lake, then do a day hike to the ridge the following day.
Posted: August 22, 2011 09:48:48 AM PST
Todd from Burnaby writes:
There's still a lot of snow past the 7 km mark at Taylor Meadows. The trail is hard to follow at the junctions as there are very few ribbons. The lakes are still covered with snow. There are a few parts not covered in snow, which is a good rest to the eyes. At the moment, the trail to the top will need an ice axe, otherwise you might slip and die. We stopped at the last tree on the trail, where we met a couple attempting to go up the ridge.
Posted: July 30, 2011 10:09:15 PM PST
Luke Chapman from Brisbane writes:
Just checking if anyone knows whether the Panorama Ridge hike is accessible at the moment or if it is still under snow?
If anyone else is going in the next week and wouldn't mind if I tagged along please let me know.
Posted: June 7, 2011 05:02:26 PM PST
Josh from Vancouver writes:
Tough hike but amazing view.
Posted: December 9, 2007 10:27:12 PM PST
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