About BCMC Events Schedule Club Forums Hut Booking News - Media Club Resources Search
 
Trip is cancelled
Trip Information
Name: Squamish Headwaters
Starts: Sat Oct 02, 2021
Meetup: St David Church, West Vancouver
Return: Sun Oct 03, 2021

Registration opens: Sat Sep 18, 2021
Event category: Trail Clearing
Difficulty grade: B2  [?]
For members only: No
Screening used: Yes
Max participants: 8

Organizer: Christopher Barton
Profile info:
Trip Planning Questions

Do you have experience with trail-clearing?

Are you comfortable/experienced with bushwhacking and scrambling steep slopes?

Login to Join BCMC Trips

You must login in order to sign up online for one of the BCMC Trips. If you don't have a BCMC membership account then please obtain one.  If you'd prefer to learn more before joining then please join as a 30-day Guest member.   Some trips are BCMC members only.

Participant Information

Meet Friday after work, drive up to top of Squamish river valley. Car camp. Saturday will use power tools to clear last 400m of overgrown logging road. If time, explore first part of route through old growth.

For trail clearing on Saturday, will probably split into two groups, one to clear rest of logging road, and one to go further ahead into old growth, finding best route, and probably clearing devil's club on slidepaths and maybe hacksaw some logs if needed. 

Sunday, logging road trail will be clear, so can head further into old growth to map out best route around base of Little Ring Peak to the Pemberton Icefield.

NOTE: I am OFF THE GRID until 29th September, so will not be able to approve people for trip until then. Please wait until then for confirmation!

Other trips or events organized by this BCMC member
RSS
 
 
Christopher Barton Grade: B1 Start: Thu 23 Sep '21
M:8, C:4, W:0
Exploring Discovery Islands by sea kayak
Christopher Barton Grade: B2 Start: Sat 28 Aug '21
M:8, C:3, W:0
Starting to clear trail to the Pemberton icefield
Christopher Barton Grade: B2 Start: Sat 14 Aug '21
M:8, C:3, W:0
exploratory trip to map out potential trail route to the Squamish Headwaters and the Pemberton Icefield
Copyright © 2021 British Columbia Mountaineering Club