Tantalus Landing Sxwan’shnm

South Coast Mainland
Paddling Area:Howe Sound
Coordinates:49.6765156, -123.2198786
Site Type:Campsite primary
Tent Sites:5 - 7
Site Access:Sea
Marine Trail:Sea to Sky Marine Trail
Last Update:11/09/2020

Landing Comments:

Cleared boat run through rough boulder, bedrock shore 40 m W of creek mouth or at high water moderate landing at creek mouth on boulders, bedrock ledges. S aspect. 10% slope or greater, some portions gravel and varied 100 mm cobble. Prone to drift logs. Prominent sign visible from water. Very limited portable boat stowage unless boats carried up bank.

Camp Comments:

Steps lead up bank to upland sites in 2 main areas, NE of creek on small flats near shore or SW of creek on tiered forest benches under cliffs, with minor brushing, levelling. Log bridge over creek. Composting toilet. Steel food bin. Large picnic table built on old industrial concrete footing. Visitor log book. Please restrict any fires to near-level rock slab near NE shore.

Other Comments:

Water at year-round stream, waterfall through centre of site. Attractive. View. Squamish (Coast Salish) name Sxwan’shnm.

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