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A hike to Petgill Lake · Sunday, June 5th

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Organized by: Nishant Chandgotia.

Start: Sunday, Jun. 5th, 8:00 am
End: Sunday, Jun. 5th, 9:00 pm

Description:

Total time for the hike : 7 hours. There should not be snow etc. The hike is a bit strenuous in parts but it should not be bad overall provided the weather is friendly.

Starting point : Murrin Provincial Park 3 Kilometres north to Britannia Beach.
Trail starts 5 minutes walk along the highway on the east.
Link: http://www.trailpeak.com/trail-Petgill-Lake-near-Squamish-BC-634
I have a better description of the hike in a book.

http://www.car-free.ca/miscellaneous/appendix/getting-to-whistler.html
tells us that you can ask the greyhound driver to stop in between scheduled stops and we can also flag down a bus if we want to get on. This comes right after Britannia Beach which is a regular greyhound stop so there should not be much of an issue. Although this is clearly stated in the website I am not sure. I wanted to check with Greyhound but they are not picking up the call. If someelse gets through to them do tell me. If we reach the greyhound stop and see a part of our plan falling apart we might just do another hike. I don't think we need to purchase our tickets in advance.

Our aim should be to leave by the greyhound bus at pacific spirit station at 8 in the morning and I plan to take the 5:50 bus back from brittania beach. (that is let us include that in the itenary). The frequency is about 2 hrs.

By the way I am an absolute novice at hiking. So everyone is welcome. There will be 2 more people.
If we are not going to be too many people and one has a car that will be very cool.

Posted: 2011-06-04 01:13:40