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2006 Russet Lake Hike
Timestamp Free: 2021.01.22 - 21:24:31
Ranges: North America Ranges / Pacific Cordillera Range / Coast Mountains / Pacific Ranges / Garibaldi Ranges / Fitzsimmons Range
  (2 days)     Elevation Gain: -1500m
Participants: Cliff Jennings Sara Jennings
Difficulty: 1: The most difficult part is the descent down from the peak of Whistler. Hiking boots poles are an asset but not a requirement.
From the top of Peak Chair to Russet Lake camping overnight then return via Singing Pass Trail
My daughter Sara Jennings is very environmental & has been the spokesperson for many causes including AWARE in Whistler: She has been the President of AWARE twice, but after adopting one child & later fostering his older sister, she had to step down. On birthdays she likes to give the recipient activities. This was the trip she gave to me that year. These pictures were all taken with a Nikon Coolpix 8800 digital camera. We started from the top of the Peak Chair on Whistler, then followed the High Note Trail to the Musical Bumps Trail then to the Singing Pass Trail.

After camping overnight, we returned to the valley on the Singing Pass Trail with a side trip to visit the marmots on the ridge above the lake. [photo]RussetLakeHike01HiNoteTrail.jpg[caption]Hi Note Trail[/photo]

This is the first good view of Cheakamus Lake below & the traverse part of the trail on the South side of Whistler Mountain. [photo]RussetLakeHike02HiNoteTrail.jpg[caption]Hi Note Trail[/photo]

Further along the trail there are still great views of Cheakamus Lake [photo]RussetLakeHike05HiNoteTrail.jpg[caption]Hi Note Trail[/photo]

This view is from the section below Piccolo Summit where they have now placed fixed cables & a metal walkway. [photo]RussetLakeHike06panFluteBowl.jpg[caption]pan of Flute Bowl[/photo]

On the Musical Bumps Trail above Flute Bowl. Picture was a panorama made from six vertical shots. [photo]RussetLakeHike12panSingingPass.jpg[caption]pan of Singing Pass[/photo]

Looking down into Singing Pass from near the top of Oboe Summit. Picture was a panorama made from five vertical shots. [photo]RussetLakeHike23Cabin.jpg[caption]Russet Lake Cabin[/photo]

Coming down the Singing Pass Trail...

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