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Trip Information
Name: Athelney Pass
Starts: Fri Aug 02, 2019
Meetup: St David Church, West Vancouver
Return: Mon Aug 05, 2019

Registration opens: Tue Jul 09, 2019
Event category: Scrambling
Difficulty grade: B2  [?]
For members only: No
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 8

Organizer: Christopher Barton
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Drive to trailhead (4.5 hours) and hike in along Salal Creek (a bit of bushwhacking). 15km with 800m of elevation gain (could be 8+ hours). Extended hiking on river rocks so hiking poles recommended.

Arrive at amazing high pass with huge glacier running down into valley bottom. Find camping spot and spend two days exploring peaks, ridges and old mining camps.

Return to Vancouver by Monday evening.

Great article and photos here of the area:

 https://www.hellobc.com/stories/hiking-athelney-pass-a-hidden-gem-in-bcs-coast-mountains/

Trip Photos
Salal Creek
_Salal Creek
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