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Climb and hike in the spectacular Lake O'Hara area of Yoho National Park in the Canadian Rockies.

The Vancouver section has the Elizabeth Parker hut booked for the week of July 25th to August 1. The O’Hara area, known as the “Jewel of the Rockies”, is located in Yoho National Park and offers beautiful hiking and a variety of  scrambling and climbing objectives in a spectacular setting.

Leave Vancouver Friday, July 24th and stay overnight in Golden to ensure early arrival at the O’Hara parking lot. This self-guided, self-catered (with group dinners) camp, will feature 7 nights at the Elizabeth Parker hut. Objectives will depend upon the weather, and the experience and capabilities of  participants and may include, for example, ascents of Mt. Schaeffer, Mt. Odaray, Mt Victoria or Mt Yukness as well as hiking to Lake McArthur or around the lake on the All Souls route.

Dates: July 17- 24th, 2010

  • Fri July 16 - drive over & stay in Golden, BC

  • Sun July 17-23 - day trips from hut (possible overnight to Abbott Pass Hut)

  • Sat July 24 - leave Lake O'Hara & drive back to Vancouver

Contact: Lynn Erickson via email or phone 604-224-4883.

Maximum group size: 16 people (based on hut booking).

Costs: Estimated $350, includes 7 nights at the Elizabeth Parker hut, bus & wilderness passes

Elizabeth Parker Hut






















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