You possibly can’t go to B.C. with out trying out some superb views, and it is arduous to beat those on the Joffre Lakes hike. Though it isn’t the simplest hike in B.C., the three brilliant blue lakes and big mountains on it make it value each step (and drop of sweat).
This hike is right in the summertime when the lakes shine a brilliant blue because of the “‘rockflour’ (or glacial silt) that’s suspended within the water and displays inexperienced and blue wavelengths of daylight,” the BC Parks web site says.
You possibly can take a brief stroll into the forest and land on the decrease lake, which is gorgeous by itself.
In case you’re up for a problem although maintain heading upward and you will get to the center lake — which is a surprising color.
From there you would possibly as nicely head as much as the ultimate one, which is a extra clear blue. Alongside the best way up you may additionally move a cool waterfall — including much more to the scenic vibe of this hike.
Be warned, it’s fairly steep so you may need to strap in your climbing boots.
Bringing some water and some snacks is at all times a very good plan too. AllTrails charges this hike as average, so maintain that in thoughts!
The path is out-and-back so when you attain the higher lake you’ll be able to have a break earlier than making your method down. Fortunately, the best way down is rather a lot much less strenuous.
Ensure that to order a day move for this hike on the BC Parks web site.