Nice subalpine lakes in a rugged setting
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Follow Route 99 north through Pemberton towards the Duffy. As you pass through Mount Currie, follow the signs toward Lillooet.
Once you reach Lillooet lake, the road turns uphill and winds steeply for the first few km's and continues to gain over 1000m elev.
Joffre Lake is well signed on the highway, and you will reach the trialhead about 20 minutes after driving on the Duffy proper.
The trail itself is a moderate hiking trail, passing by a few lakes on the way to an upper lake in a superb setting below a glacier and some magnificent peaks. Once at the upper lake, there is ample opportunity for more exploring, or just hanging out at the lake itself. Pretty good chance it will be crowded on a nice summer weekend, so go early. Upper campsite is outfitted with an outhouse and plastic pails to store your food.
History - This magnificent area of jagged peaks, icefields, cold rushing streams and turquoise blue lakes was established as a recreation area in 1988 and became a class A park in 1996.
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|Lower Lake Viewpoint
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|Middle Lake Viewpoint
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|Tszil Glacier Route Junction
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|Upper Lake Campsite
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