Getting to Tyax Chilcotin Mountains

Getting Here

The Journey is Part of the Adventure

Your journey to Tyax Lodge & Heliskiing is part of the adventure. Located near Gold Bridge, BC the resort is readily accessible by ground or air, yet remote enough to ensure a truly genuine wilderness experience.

NOTE: There is NO fuel available at the Lodge. The closest commercial gas stations are in Lillooet and Pemberton. Self-serve fuel is available in Gold Bridge.

By Ground

From Vancouver

Via Whistler & Lillooet

  1. Drive North on Highway 99 towards Whistler.
  2. Drive past Whistler to Pemberton.
  3. Continue on Highway 99 (Duffy Lake Road) to Lillooet.
  4. Drive into Lillooet turning right on Main Street and left at Moha Road (just past Subway).
  5. Follow Highway 40 (Carpenter Lake Road*) towards Gold Bridge until you see the sign for Tyax.
  6. Go right (do not go to Gold Bridge) and follow Tyaughton Lake Road for 8 kilometres into Tyax Lodge & Heliskiing.

WARNING: The Carpenter Lake Road is a maintained Provincial Highway but there are unpaved and narrow sections; please be cautious of sharp corners and rocks on the road. Drive with caution & care. To check on the status of Hwy 40 check drivebc.ca.

Via Pemberton/Hurley Rd.

NOTE: This route has restricted usage or private roads. We recommend that you only take this route if you have a 4-wheel-drive vehicle with good multi-ply tires.

  1. Drive North on Highway 99 towards Whistler.
  2. Drive past Whistler to Pemberton.
  3. Turn left into Pemberton and continue on Portage Road to Pemberton Meadows Road.
  4. Turn left to stay on Pemberton Meadows Road
  5. Follow Pemberton Meadows Road for 21 km.
  6. Turn right on Lillooet Forest Service Road and continue 8.6 km.
  7. Turn right on to Hurley River Forest Service Road for 45.3 km.
  8. Continue onto Gun Lake Road S. and onto Carpenter Lake Road for 11.5 km.
  9. Turn left onto Tyaughton Lake Road for 8 kilometres into Tyax Lodge & Heliskiing

WARNING: The Hurley River Forest Service Road is a Wilderness Forest Service road that is only accessible during the summer months. Travel is only recommended with a 4WD vehicle. Please note: Rental vehicles may not be covered by insurance on this road.

From Kamloops

Via Lillooet

  1. Take the Trans Canada Highway West (#1) towards Cache Creek.
  2. In Cache Creek, take a sharp right onto Cariboo Hwy (Hwy 97N) towards Lillooet.
  3. Turn left onto Duffey Lake Road (Hwy 99S).
  4. Turn right to stay on Duffey Lake Road.
  5. Turn right onto Seton Lake Road towards Lillooet.
  6. Drive into Lillooet turning right on Main Street and left at Moha Road (just past Subway).
  7. Follow Highway 40 (Carpenter Lake Road) towards Gold Bridge until you see the sign for Tyax.
  8. Go right (do not go to Gold Bridge) and follow Tyaughton Lake Road for 8 kilometres into Tyax Lodge & Heliskiing.

WARNING: The Carpenter Lake Road is a maintained Highway and School bus route but you must be cautious of sharp corners and rocks on the road. Drive with caution & care. To check on the status of Hwy (Road) 40 check drivebc.ca.

By Air

Floatplane

Charter Flights

Flightseeing Chilcotin Mountains BC Canada

Charter a flight in a de Havilland Beaver Aircraft with Tyax Adventures. They offer flights to Tyax Lodge & Heliskiing from either Whistler or Vancouver Airport or Vancouver Harbour (as well as flightseeing tours from Tyax Lodge in summer). For more information or to book a flight, please contact Tyax Adventures.

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