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Ascent of Big White Mountain on 2018-09-09

Climber: Rob Woodall

Others in Party:Pete Ellis
Date:Sunday, September 9, 2018
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Big White Mountain
    Location:Canada-British Columbia
    Elevation:7595 ft / 2314 m

Ascent Trip Report

1h up, 40mins down. From SW, ski resort, hiked service road to lake/reservoir, kept L along shore then steeply up (YDS2, signs of a use trail) to join S ridge trail shortly before summit, shapely cairn. Descended E ridge, trail which descends easy gully to join a hiking trail just before dam, then we headed back down the service road.

Resort is closed (at end of Aug at a guess), with No Hiking sign, but being British we applied Scottish access principles :-) Chair lift (Bullet Express) happened to be running as there was a wedding on! But not taking fare paying passengers, and good to walk. Apparently fare about 15CAD. Caught by a little rain on way down.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:1640 ft / 499 m
    Grade/Class:YDS2
    Quality:4 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)
    Route Conditions:
Road Hike, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country
    Weather:Raining, Cool, Breezy, Overcast
Some rain on descent
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:1640 ft / 499 m
    Distance:4.3 mi / 7 km
    Start Trailhead:5955 ft / 1815 m
Descent Statistics
GPS Data for Ascent/Trip


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Peaks:  climbed and  unclimbed by Rob Woodall
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