Day Hike - Whistler Train Wreck

Short hike to take photos of seven box cars left over from a train wreck in 1956 and painted with graffiti/art. Later in the evening, take photographs from the Whistler Peak to Peak Gondola.

  • Easy
  • Easy
  • Mileage: 2.8 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 150 ft
  • Pace: 1.5 mph

Meet at the Train Wreck Trail parking lot at 8:30am. 

Directions to parking lot

We will be walking at a slow pace to get to the train wreck (round trip is 2.8 miles). Five of the cars are in one spot with another two a short distance away.

We will spend 2-3 hours at the wreck.

Optional: Lunch in Whistler followed by riding the Peak to Peak Gondola to take photos of scenic views.

Note: I will be camping at Nairn Falls Provincial Park on July 12th. 

If interested, join me on July 14th in Squamish for more photography fun in the morning and/or Reifel Migratory Bird Sanctuary in the afternoon.



Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

  1. Navigation
  2. Sun protection
  3. Insulation (extra clothing)
  4. Illumination
  5. First aid supplies
  6. Fire
  7. Repair kit and tools, including knife
  8. Nutrition (extra food)
  9. Hydration (extra water)
  10. Emergency shelter
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