Events at Chilliwack Lake area

  • Depending on vehicles the elevation gain will be anywhere from 1400 to 1800m. The hike is steep; and according to Beckey the peak is “easy scrambling but with some exposure”.

  • The plan is to attempt it with just basic hiking gear (crampons and an ice axe) rather than take a rope.  If we make the summit good – if we don’t, we will have got fresh air and exercise. Please phone or email for more details.

  • From beta from last week, sounds like this hike/scramble is almost completely snow free, with great views a lot of the way up of Baker, Border Peaks, Cheam, Slesse etc, 360 views at the top. It is reportedly not too technical but has a Class 2-3 scramble component at the end. We are interested in […]

  • https://www.alltrails.com/trail/canada/british-columbia/mt-slesse-memorial-site?search=true Elevation gain: 994 m, distance 13.7 km. Estimated hiking time: 6-8 h. A hike that has been on my list for a while. If it is clear the views are supposed to be amazing. Knee-deep snow expected above ~1500 m, near the end, so microspikes are probably necessary, and poles would be beneficial. Note: […]