Snowshoe to Mt. Elma - Saturday, March 26

Originally published at: Snowshoe to Mt. Elma – Saturday, March 26 – Alpine Club of Canada Vancouver Island Section

Meeting Time: 8:30 AM, with a view to be hiking by 9 AM. Early arrival is important as the parking fills up quickly on weekends!

Meeting Location: Parking lot at Nordic Lodge, Mt. Washington

Required Equipment: Warm/waterproof hiking boots, snowshoes with teeth/crampons, hiking/ski poles, warm layers, wind/rain gear, water and/or warm drink, lunch/snacks, headlamp, gaiters recommended, sunglasses & sun protection

Objective: We will head out to Mt. Elma via Battleship Lake or Lake Helen McKenzie, traversing the summit and looping back via a different route.

FYI – There is another group from CDMC (Comox District Mountaineering Club) heading out to do a snowshoe of Battleship/Helen McKenzie Lake loop only.

Co-leaders: Roger & Peggy Taylor and Susan Osso

Maximum Participants: 8

To register email Peggy Taylor at