Strathcona park ski mountaineering

Originally published at: Strathcona park ski mountaineering – Alpine Club of Canada Vancouver Island Section

3 day winter mountaineering trip to Strathcona park – ideally with skis, conditions allowing. Plan A is Reese ridge via Carey lake ridge (depending on snow level on the logging road access). Plan B and C options would access something from Western mines road and would include carrying skis. Flexibility to adjust schedule to weather and AVI conditions would be ideal.

Necessary skills: Backcountry skiing with AST1, steep snow travel with crampons/axe

Gear needed: Winter camping, backcountry skis, crampons, ice axe, helmet


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