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Hut Lake
2005-February-27

The old road to Hut Lake is closed and barricaded at Levette Lake.  I was surprised to see some work done on this area.

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After almost one hour of walking, we reached a new telecommunications tower.  During the last 6 months I have been wondering how it was possible to get coverage for my cell between Squamish and Whistler (and the increase of the rates)

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Around the tower we have views of the Tantalus Mountain Range.  From here we had views of Mt Diane and Mt Tantalus.  The glaciers are called Serratus and Rumbling.

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There is one company called Glacier Air Tours that can land you on Serratus Glacier http://www.glacierair.com/ So far I'm concerned they can't do the same on Rumbling Glacier because of the deep crevasses. 

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Then, the old road reappeared,  after one hour we reached Hut Lake.

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Usually at this time of the year, this lake and the rocky trail are ice covered, you can have an idea how warm this winter has been.

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Reading fishing reports, seems that this lake doesn't have any fish.  In a sunny day like today you can have views of Garibaldi peak.

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Practicing Latin Yoga, can you believe is still winter?

Until five years ago, this area was a popular destination for hardcore 4x4 drivers.  The problem with some of these guys if the environmental damage that they do forcing the government to close the roads.  

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After Hut Lake you can keep going on the abandoned road and after 1.5 hours reach a small lake called Upper Hut Lake.

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Reaching Upper Hut Lake sounds tempting for an early Fall hike.  On our way back, we had beautiful views of the Chief and Squamish River.  

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Beautiful sunset on our way back to Vancouver

Trailhead
1. 49:50.045-123:10.976 Elev 420 m Bridge and gate
2. 49:50.265-123:11.089 Elev 477 m Fork, keep right on main road
3. 49:50.827-123:11.370 Elev 569 m Fork, go left on old road
4. 49:51.312-123:11.658 Elev 468 m Fork, keep left
5. 49:51.399-123:11.674 Elev 461 m Hut Lake

Approximate length (one way) = 5 km (3.12 miles)

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Round trip:  172 km (108 miles)

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