Lake Garibaldi, British Columbia, Canada
The 5.5-mile Garibaldi Lake Trail climbs 820m through astounding scenery in the province of British Columbia, western Canada, passing alpine forest, wildflower meadows and a lava dam before finishing with snowy mountain views. ‘You’re so remote and immersed in nature’s wonders,’ says runner Renatta Geissinger. ‘After a visit here, your eyes will thank you.’
Garibaldi Lake offers camping for multi-day trail-running excursions. The site joins up with a larger trail system that winds through Garibaldi Provincial Park.
Recover from the hilly miles with burgers and cold beer at The Watershed Grill – a 25-minute drive from the start of the trail.
Whistler Blackcomb Trail Race, August 26, 2017