Date: Apr 13, 2024

Time: 7:00 am - 5:00 pm

Category: Ski Mountaineering

Please contact the trip leader about the waitlist

Trip Leader/Contact: Andrew Pape-Salmon. . Cell/text: 250-893-0362.


The destination is a 2,093m peak, the 6th highest on Vancouver Island. Round trip is about 32km and nearly 1100m of elevation gain.

You must have high cardiovascular fitness and strength for a very long day, be skilled with backcountry skis and skins, having completed one or more prior day trips this year, and be a skilled downhill skier for the pitch above Circlet Lake.
Here is an overview of the hiking route from BC Parks:

 Here are some photos from 2011:

 Here is a description of the terrain which is rated “simple”:

 Here is the gear list: Water: 3 litres, Food: ~150 calories per hour, Layered clothing with storm layer, Gloves and Hat, Ski tour gear, Avalanche Transceiver, Probe, Shovel, Sunglasses/Goggles, Sunscreen.

 Meet at Raven Lodge, Mount Washington Ski Resort.

 Please include in the email the following info:

  • ACC Member Number?
  • Emergence Contact?
  • Cell/text Number?
  • Do you have a vehicle you are willing to carpool with and where are you starting from?
  • Medical conduction we should know about?
  • Would you like to book group accommodation on Mount Washington the evening before?

 Maximum Participants: 6