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Lindsay Lake (Buntzen Lake area)

  • Oct 13, 2013 · 8:00 AM
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re: above photo taken at a viewpoint (Diez Vista, Indian Arm & Mt. Seymour in sight)


For terms and conditions please refer to  

This trip is for members only.


We will gather at Buntzen Lake (east parking lot which is adjacent to the service road gate).  I will be at the SE corner of this lot closest to the gate.  If you are coming in from Vancouver or Burnaby and need a ride, I can pick you up at major transit point. 

Trip details

This mountain is located at the east end of Buntzen Lake.  We will hike up Lindsay Lake (steep).  If trail conditions are good, we will proceed to Tangled Summit to the north.  We will retrack our footsteps to return to the cars.  This is to avoid the very steep descend via Swan Falls.

Trail info

  • distance: 18 km (round trip)
  • elevation gain: 1150 m.
  • high point: 1280 m.
  • net hiking time: 8 hrs 
  • rating: strenuous
  • level: advanced
  • pace: moderate/steady
  •  gear needed
  • layered clothing (wind, rain, cold protection, gloves, toque)
  • sun protection (hat, sun block)  
  • bear protection (bear spray, bear bell) only if you already have them
  • food and water
  • trekking poles (if you are used to using them)
  • yaktrex, micro-spikes or crampons ( only if you already have it)
  • proper footwear: hiking boots
  • gaiters (trail can be wet)
  • headlamp or flashlight

additional info

If you need a ride to the trailhead, post a comment.







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  • ye-fee l.

    Great work-out, good variety of terrain, and great views so close
    to Vancouver. Thanks, Herbert.

    October 16, 2013

  • ye-fee l.

    Coming from Richmond; where (Burnaby?) to meet to arrange car-pool? Thanks.

    October 12, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Edmonds skytrain station at 0715 hrs. There should be somewhere that you can park your car.

      October 12, 2013

    • ye-fee l.

      Great; see you then.

      October 12, 2013

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