Ascent of Big White Mountain on 2018-09-09
|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 Report1h 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|
| 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
| Gain on way in:||1640 ft / 499 m|
| Distance:||4.3 mi / 7 km|
| Start Trailhead:||5955 ft / 1815 m|
|GPS Data for Ascent/Trip|
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