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Joffre Lake Hike (DRIVER NEEDED) · Sat. Jun. 25th - Sun. Jun. 26th

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Organized by: Sri Chaitanya Bonthula.

Start: Saturday, Jun. 25th
End: Sunday, Jun. 26th
Pre-trip meeting: Saturday, Jun. 18th, 10:00 am
Pre-trip meeting location: Zoom or Email



Joffre lake has been sitting impatiently on my bucket list and I’ve finally gotten around to planning it. Ideally, this is a pretty beginner-friendly hike but you would need to be able to carry an overnight hiking bag for the most part of two days.

I’m a photographer, so joining other photographers would be ideal as we can just spend our quality time on each lake and absorb everything. This will be a very slow hike spending up to an hour on each lake. If you like more fast-paced hikes this might not be for you

I am aware of the other Joffre Lake trip but unfortunately, I’ve got the Felix Traverse hike scheduled during that period.

Everything in the essentials is pretty important and necessary, You might get away without a Hiking pad or boots but it won’t be comfortable.

If we can source a mini-stove that would be great to make some hot dinner and coffee :)

Since I have space for 1 other person and possibly 2 if you don’t mind squeezing while sleeping (We will be warmer), I’d appreciate it if you are sure you would be able to make this trip before signing up as backing out last minute would ruin a lot.

Bonus: If you can drive and have a car we could avoid the bus fees altogether! I’ve already reserved the campgrounds.


Trip Summary

  • 25th June
    • Pick-up: 08:30AM @ 1025 Dunsmuir St (Vancouver)
    • Drop-off: 11:30AM @ Joffre Lakes Trailhead
    • Hike: 12PM - Night
    • Camping: Night @ Upper Lakes Campground (Reserved)
  • 26th June
  • Hike: Morning - 5PM
  • Pick-up: 5:30PM @ Joffre Lakes Trailhead
  • Drop-off: 08:30PM @ 1025 Dunsmuir St (Vancouver)



  • Hiking Bag
  • Sleeping Bag + Foam Hiking Pad
  • Winter Clothing (It gets cold at Night)
  • Torch/Head Lamp
  • Hiking Boots
  • Water (Carry water or Lifestraw/Purifying Tablets)
  • Food (Ideally if we can source a mini-stove that would be great)
  • Check out summer day trip & summer overnight trip lists at:


Financial Details

  • Overnight Camping Permit: $16.30 (Paid)
  • Two-Way Bus Ticket (Parkbus) + Day-Pass: $89.25

Posted: 2022-06-12 01:07:40
Last modified: 2022-06-18 13:26:34