Henriette Lake

Henriette Lake near Squamish, BC


This trail was given a rating of 3 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 3 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 3 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 3 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 3 out of 5 stars
14 kms
5hours
difficult
Snowshoeing, Hiking
Winter, Summer
Squamish, BC
User vpigeon
This trail starts at the Woodfibre Mill. 2/3 is a logging road, followed by a fairly steep and, after an initial smooth trail (just after the bridge) rough trail up to the lake, and cabin.

Until recently, you could access it by way of a free ferry (passenger only) from Darrel Bay (just across Hway 99 from Shannon Falls), but with the closure of the mill, this ferry will probably be discontinued soon and you'll have to cross Howe Sound by your own means. You can phone the shipping department at WFP at (604) 665-6200 to check and for schedules.

There is a geocache at Henriette Lake. For more info and photos on the trail and details on the geocache, see http://www.geocaching.com/ and search for the "Woodfibre Cabin" cache.

BEWARE, THIS IS BEAR COUNTRY!

Directions:

Assuming you can take the ferry, drive up Hway 99 to Darrel Bay, just across from Shannon Falls. Turn left at the lights. Make sure you park only in the upper parking lot, available for non-staff. Otherwise, You'll have to boat or canoe from elsewhere.

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By biker budPosted By: biker bud  - Thu Jul 23 16:41:46 UTC 2009 Not Rated Downside I called the company that is dismantling the mill and there is no further access from the sound.
By connorPosted By: connor  - Fri Jul 18 06:23:48 UTC 2008 Not Rated Upside DEMOLITION OF THE MILL IS IN PROGRESS FOR THE REST OF THIS SUMMER AND CANNOT ACCESS THESE HIKES TILL THE SUMMER OF 2009
By connorPosted By: connor  - Fri Jul 18 06:22:04 UTC 2008 Not Rated Upside HENRIEATTA LAKE FROM WOODFIBRE IS CLOSED TILL FURTHER NOTICE!!I TALLKED TO THE MANAGER OF THE MILL IN MID JULY, 2008 AND CANNOT ACCESS HENRIETTE AND THE OTHER HIKES FROM THE MILL!!!
By ChrisOPosted By: ChrisO  - Wed Jan 23 21:36:13 UTC 2008 Not Rated Comment The Darrell Bay ferry to Woodfibre NO LONGER OPERATES. The Woodfibre Mill closed down permanently, after 94 years of operation, in March 2006. End of an era! You'll have to find an alternative way to cross the sound.
By SquamishtrekPosted By: Squamishtrek  - Fri Mar 17 05:07:32 UTC 2006 This trail was given a rating of 4 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 4 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 4 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 4 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 4 out of 5 stars Upside -Lots of snow
-Good snowshoeing
-Great views
Downside -Really cold Comment This was an awesome hike, went up on February 17th-19th 2006. Snow was up to the second storey of the cabin. We had a key to the back room so we could get wood for a huge fire. The snowshoeing to Mount Rodrick was also awesome, and it was a nice sunny day. Lots of different animal tracks in the snow.


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