Mount Braden (A2)

Originally published at: Mount Braden (A2) – Alpine Club of Canada Vancouver Island Section

Details: This will be four-ish hours of actual hiking time to do Mount Braden, Castle Peak, and the Shepherd Creek trail. The route is approximately 14km with 450m of overall elevation gain. There will be a lunch break, so bring food and warm clothes.

Equipment: Sturdy boots, a day pack with The Ten Essentials, tasty foodstuffings.

Rating: This trip is rated as A2:

  • A: not strenuous, 4 hours, ~450m elevation gain, day pack
  • 2: moderate slopes – basically all 1st class with one 2m step of 2nd class

Contact: Walter Moar,