Shipyard-Titanic/Tarn & Tower


The Shipyard-Titanic are of Mount Babcock, south of Tumbler Ridge, offers excellent hiking and some of the best rock scenery in the region. If you use your imagination the bizarre rock formations look like ships and shipwrecks. A valley of enormous boulders is crossed. Make sure to keep your eyes open for Mountain Goats, there is a herd of about 50 in this area that enjoy the exposed cliffs above. 

2-3 Hours/3KM Return

Elevation Gain: 50 M (165 ft)

Rating: Moderate, steep and rocky in places.

Tarn and Tower Trail

This route leads past a couple of attractive tarns, with boardwalks over the moist areas, and ends at a viewpoint below the towers of Armada Ridge.

0.5 Hours/500 M Return

Rating: Easy

Meet at Tumbler Ridge Visitor Centre at 9:00 AM.

What’s included?

Guided Day Hike

2 Experienced Guides

Bear Spray Mini Course

Northern Rockies Fitness Sticker

Lunch Catered by Kinuseo Cafe – Tumbler Ridge

Plant Identification

Proper Fossil Handling

Visitor Centre Visit – Check out the local hand-made crafts. 

$5 from every booking will go towards the Wolverine Nordic & Mountain Society. 

First aid kit, emergency supplies, and a communication device will be carried by guides. It is a great practice to carry your own emergency supplies.


Packing List:

20-30L Daypack

Trekking poles

Sturdy Hiking footwear

Hiking shirt – long sleeves help with sun protection

Hiking shorts or pants

Rain gear – waterproof


Water – Bladder & Water Bottle




Lip Balm

Head Lamp – Extra batteries

First Aid Kit


Fire Starter

Emergency Shelter – Emergency Blanket

Bug Spray


Change of clothes waiting for you in the car.

Toilet Paper

Extra clothing is one of the 10 essentials. Weather can change quickly, and you may be out longer than planned. In every season, be prepared with additional waterproof layers, fleece jacket or warm layers, extra socks, gloves and toque and buff.


Rain cover for daypack.

Gaiters (Great for creek crossing)

Bear Spray

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Hourly Schedule

July 15, 2023

9:00 AM
Meet at Vistor Centre.
Tumbler Ridge, BC


Jul 15 2023


9:00 am - 5:00 pm




Tumbler Ridge Visitor Centre


Jocelyn McDonald
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