Out of cell phone range, they both cried for help until they were seen by some people in the area, who then drove back on Mamquam FSR to be in a cell phone range to call Squamish RCMP. Then we soaked in a stunning sunset and relaxed some more. Good day! You can also follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/joy0fexploring or Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/joyofexploring.ca/. Organize a callout, Home | It would be most certainly unwise to attempt this trip in a smaller car. Hello Lyndon, thank you for visiting and appreciating our blog and the video. See public closure notice See photos at the end of this post. The first couple of hours we were mostly walking along some old logging roads through a large clear-cut area covered with shrubs and small trees. We had lunch then carried on. A key reason: NO GATES! They had gone for a new years swim in the river but were forced to take shelter on the island as the water in the river rose up. Renowned for its large size, runnability and pleasing aesthetic, Mamquam Falls is only one of a few waterfalls in the world that is sought out year after year by cutting edge international athletes to test their mettle, and it is a major draw attracting paddlers to the Sea to Sky zone. Cette route est très populaire auprès des 4x4, des motos hors route, des VTT et des côte à côte. We're sad that this means there will be no Wanderung trips in 2020, but we thank you for your understanding, and we look forward to welcoming you in 2021. from peter winter: do not camp along the mamquam fsr between the highway and the bridge that crosses stawamus river. “Cheryl, Susan, Xiru, and myself embarked on a journey to Watersprite Lake. Jack couldn’t bear to leave the views that were beginning to reveal themselves and he stayed with us. Waking up and seeing the surrounding mountains again was awesome. Continue straight to stay on Mamquam FSR. This meant we had to hike 6 km instead of 3 km to the end of the logging road. This site offers a wilderness camping opportunity. These travels are loved by true travelers Most FSRs have numerous gates blocking branching roads or even worse, a gate right at the main FSR trailhead to block 4X4s. A total of ~19 km and ~9 hrs made for a long but very worthwhile day. Mamquam Forest Service Road is highly frequented by quad bikes, dirt bikes, mountain bikes, 4×4 vehicles, and logging trucks. Join | The last portion of the trail was fairly steep and involved quite a bit of scrambling. A good 2wd driver should be able to make it to about 6 km assuming decent traction. Hello Domenic, Thank you very much for visiting and appreciating our blog posts. Chris M. in the Pinecone Lake area: Now that felt like a worthwhile destination, with a close view of the Sky Pilot group and Mount Habrich under blue skies! It would be most certainly unwise to attempt this trip in a smaller car. The lake was truly mesmerizing. The arrival of natural beauty. The trail became more challenging once we reached the boulder field. Truly said, it’s the journey that captivates you. Submit one here. Note: There is active logging in some areas, watch for Logging Trucks on the road. We will continue to send out a newsletter to subscribers every two weeks. However, the remaining 7 km along the Skookum Dam road were much more challenging. It is hilarious how comfortable and capable the granny wagon is on these logging roads. Eugene Y. at Watersprite Lake: The waterbars in the last 1.5 km caused some scraping for the lower clearance vehicles. Resources | Mamquam River Campground. Please leave a comment if you find our post helpful, or if you have any questions or suggestions for us. Par rapport à la plupart des routes de service forestier, ce parcours aller-retour est bien entretenu et relativement fluide. A fun, easy network of picturesque trails, they are perfect for running, biking, walking or taking your furry friend for a stroll. Please note that due to the current situation with the COVID-19 pandemic, the Wanderung mailing list will be suspended until May 2021. The final push was up a steep slope from the west. In addition to its industrial use, it attracts backroad enthusiasts and provides access to backcountry hiking trails, mountain bike/ dirt bike trails, and wilderness camping.. We respectfully acknowledge that this road trip is on unceded, ancestral, and traditional lands of Sḵwxwu7mesh’ – Squamish Nation. Wanderung subscribers may organize trips. January 29, 2011. Mamquam FSR was in a decent shape, and our Subaru Outback and Forester quickly made it to the bridge across the Mamquam river (~13 km mark). The hike follows an old logging road, before turning off to a swamp. Do you use Twitter? 317 likes. FSR Major Access Corridor ID In-SHUCK-ch 7343 Upper Lillooet 6123 Mamquam 9283 Squamish / Elaho TFL38 9160 Stawamus-Indian 4823 Lillooet South 7977 Oth er R sou c ad ... DSQ Mamquam River 32 151.580 DSQ Spetch 32 151.580. https://whistlerflyfishing.blogspot.com/2009/02/fishing-mamquam.html I will frequently update this post to include more information and photos because I keep on exploring the Mamquam FSR and its many branches. Very little wind, warm temps & great company made this a wonderful night. Suggested Page Improvements to Mamquam FSR. (Having no overnight gear Jack had gone back down to sleep in my car – extra blanket & pillow there.) Mamquam and Furry Creek FSR's. We only send an email when a new post is up. Armed with maps of several varieties and altimeters, we managed to push our convoy of AWDs and a 4wd to a major fork at 1350 m elevation (about 7.5 km up the Alpen spur). Kaoham Shuttle: Lillooet to Seton Portage, Oradour-Sur-Glane: The Village of Martyrs, Hyder: The Friendliest Ghost Town in Alaska, Burro Schmidt Tunnel: A half-mile long hand dig Tunnel, Wildflowers in Sub Alpine Meadows of Manning Park, Gold Bridge via Hurley 4X4 Wilderness / FSR Road, Grasslands and Rolling Hills: Quilchena to Douglas lake, Great Northern Circle Route, British Columbia, Vancouver to Whitehorse via Alaska Highway, Indian River Branch 01 to Indian River (Indian Arm), https://www.instagram.com/joyofexploring.ca/. Located along the salmon spawning channels between the Mamquam River and the Squamish Valley Golf and Country Club are the Mamquam River Trails. 2023 Centennial Way, Squamish, British Columbia V8B 0E2, Canada. After driving for approximately 4 km on Mamquam FSR, you will arrive at a fork. Thank you for all the volunteers for building a trail to this little paradise!”, Danica at Watersprite Lake: Phone, SMS, Whatsapp - 778 266 9335 Email info@mamquamrivercampground.ca Instagram @mamquamriver FB Mamquam River We chose our camp spots and relaxed. May 1, 2018 DO NOT CAMP ALONG THE MAMGUAM FSR BETWEEN THE HIGHWAY AND THE BRIDGE THAT CROSSES STAWAMUS RIVER. After driving past 8 km mark, you will cross a bridge and arrive at Raffuse Creek Recreational Area. We took the old trail, as could not find detailed instructions about the new trail. This is a difficult one way trail in Stawamus Chief Provincial Park. good job on the video and blog post. Access to Mamquam FSR is via Highway 99 (approximately 2.5 km south of Squamish or about 1.5 km north of the Sea to Sky Gondola). Wreck Week ~ Waaay down the bank along Mamquam River FSR in Squamish - Mitch Smythe Completion September 2016. Peter Winter. Start Here. Jul 12, 2020 - Indian River FSR is a wilderness Forest Service Road that branches from Mamquam FSR in Squamish, BC and reaches Indian Arm, North Vancouver It felt great to get out and visit this region again; the snow restricted some activities but opened others. Go left to stay on Mamquam FSR. Keyhole Hotsprings and the Keyhole-Líl̓wat átkwa7 Trail are closed from April 1 to November 15 annually to support grizzly bear recovery efforts. You will arrive at a fork after about 19 or 20 km mark, continue on the right to stay on Mamquam FSR. The trail was fairly well marked and easy to follow. Substantial zoom has been used. This really inspires us to keep sharing and exploring. Page 1 of 2 Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Sea to Sky District 101-42000 Loggers Lane No description for Mamquam FSR trail has been added yet! We made it to around the 15-km mark before bailing, and hiked the final ~1.7 km to the trailhead. I went up Indian river today for acouple hours but mainly just scouting, was raining pretty hard but managed to do a sit and some calling for a yote, with no luck no though. Required fields are marked *. Read our other post for Indian River Forest Service Road, Some really interesting and spectacular day use spots area available along the road, Rock Climbing access to the third Peak of the Chief in Stawamus Chief Provincial Park, Stawamus FSR: including Indian River Branch 01 to Indian River (Indian Arm), and Shannon branch 02 (to Stawamus Chief) of Stawamus/ Indian. We had read reports of a muddy trail, and even in late August this was true. The walk back down was simple and just under 3 hours to my vehicle. However, the remaining 7 km along the Skookum Dam road were much more challenging. Various trip reports stated that the logging road was okay for 2wd vehicles, but I’m not entirely convinced. this area is bc parks and it is illegal for you to do so. The ascent was certainly steeper than I expected, but the snow was perfect for kick-stepping up, and while I was happy to be wearing my crampons, the others managed well without them. Visit Mamquam FSR to enjoy the backroads, relax by the river, hike, camp The lake is reached after ascending a final boulder field, and the views do not disappoint! Gary and Tu Loan had brought tents. Sadly, the snow was lingering lower down than I had hoped. All those small islands amidst the soft turquoise waters appeared like in some children’s fairyland. New approved trails: Watersprite Lake Trail. Stay on the right to continue on Manmquam FSR. It was a breeze getting down to the vehicle through the gully between Mulligan and Anif, leaving us with plenty of time for an enjoyable conversation and an early dinner at the Brew Pub. There are quite a few bridges over the river as you zig-zag up the valley, we stopped at one of the highest bridges on this FSR. Scroll below the map to see the Street View of Mamquam River … The Mamquam River FSR is … Construction begins Spring 2016. View from Squamish River Forest Service Road near Squamish British Columbia Canada. Skookum FSR to Hydro Dam and Watersprite Lake Trailhead. Our driver thought it was one of the rougher logging roads she had taken her car up. From there we head up R Line which is ditched getting nearly 2km up before being stopped by snow at around 720m el. 7. The sun had been killing us so a shady break in the trees was most welcome. The Squamish River system boasts some of the best fishing opportunities in British Columbia for seasoned pros and families alike. Mamquam FSR was in a decent shape, and our Subaru Outback and Forester quickly made it to the bridge across the Mamquam river (~13 km mark). Jul 12, 2020 - Mamquam is an Industrial use Forest Service Road near Squamish, BC. CallOut | Thank you for giving us an opportunity to explore your lands. Anyone been up and know any information of the Mamquam FSR FRS and indian River FRS? Mamquam River is a stream located just 1.3 miles from Squamish, in Squamish-Lillooet Regional District, in the province of British Columbia, Canada. I’d like to follow you if that would be ok. I’m undoubtedly enjoying your blog and look forward to new posts. On average it takes 12 minutes to complete this trail. Dropped down to the saddle and continued up Anif Peak. Soon we were well down the mainline and at the bridge that crosses the Mamquam River. Hopefully you were able to find an interesting spot for fishing. View from Squamish River FSR near Squamish British Columbia Canada. It is about 7 km to the Dam/ trailhead from Mamquam FSR split (Skookum FSR). Any Body seen any Mulie active around the area, or been up there much, or ever Mamquam FSR for that matter? Mamquam Falls is a waterfall located on the Mamquam River, just outside of Squamish. 5. 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