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Name: Bastion Peak (changed from Bonnycastle)
Starts: Sat May 31, 2014
Meetup: St. Davids 7PM -- Friday
Return: Sat May 31, 2014

Registration opens: Mon Mar 03, 2014
Event category: Snowshoeing
Difficulty grade: D2  [?]
For members only: No
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 8

Organizer: Craig Speirs
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Bastion Peak (2210 m) is about 25 km east of Pemberton.

We’ll leave Friday night at 7 PM from St. Davids, drive to Pemberton then along a good 2WD road to the start point on the south side of Lillooet Lake (elevation ~ 350 m) and car camp.   Saturday morning get up early and head up.

We tried this route last fall and got to about 300 meters below the summit before turning back due to rain and the late hour.  This is a bushwack (but it really isn’t too bad). Despite the modest statistics (elevation gain ~1900 meters, distance 12 kilometers), I expect it will be a long day (12+ hours).  I don’t think there will be any tricky climbing or scrambling, but really don’t know since there is very little info available about Bastion.

Gear = ice axe, crampons, helmet, snow shoes, headlight, + some extra food and warm clothes.

Cancellation/confirmation :  If the weather is bleak I will probably cancel.  I will make the decision by Thursday noon.  Please let me know if you plan to come as soon as possible.   If anyone wants to bail for any reason, no problem, just let me know by Friday.

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