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Wendy Thompson Memorial Hut
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Wendy Thompson Memorial Hut

Wendy Thompson Memorial Hut (Pemberton)

HikingCross-country Skiing

  • Rec Site #:REC97717
  • Type:Maintained
  • Fees:None
  • Campsites:0
  • Access:Trail
  • Facilities:Toilets
  • Site Description:Note: Site is Operated under a Covid-19 Plan The Wendy Thompson Hut is located in the Marriott Basin, north of Whistler, B.C. This location provides extensive ski-touring opportunities and late summer hiking. There are also a number of peaks in the vicinity. The hut is a two-storey gothic arch design, with room for 16 people in the upper floor. Specifics regarding booking use of the hut is managed by the Alpine Club of Canada, Whistler Section. Please contact them to register a booking.

  • Driving Directions: 1.From the Petrocan Station in Pemberton, drive east 6.9 km on Hwy 99 to Mount Currie (intersection by the white church building) 2.Turn right just north of the church to remain on Hwy 99 (to Lillooet); follow this road for 10 km until a dirt road branches right (Lillooet Lake Road) 3.Ignore this right and stay on Hwy 99, which begins to switchback up into the hills above Lillooet Lake for 16.9 km. 4.Continue past the Joffre Lake parking area on Hwy 99 for about 7.7 km to a bridge which crosses Cayoosh Creek. 5.Just past the bridge, Hwy 99 hooks left and then curves slowly right until it comes to a Highways salt shed. 6.Park across the road from the highways salt shed. This parking lot is normally cleared daily. 7.There is a rough access road heading north for about 1.2 kms to the trail head. It is approximately a 1 hour drive from Whistler to the trailhead, then a 3 - 4 hour tough hike or back country ski in to the hut.

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