Ascent of Arrowstone Peak on 2019-08-21
|Date:||Wednesday, August 21, 2019|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||Canada-British Columbia|
| Elevation:||5876 ft / 1791 m|
Ascent Trip ReportThis 2K prominence peak was located using Andrew Kirmse's site
The peak is accessed by a 27km dirt road drive followed
by a short walk. A carefully driven sedan might make this
drive, with perhaps some shovel work.
50.9522, -121.4348 Leave highway on east side.
50.9892, -121.3731 Go right (south)
50.9839, -121.3273 Go left
50.9811, -121.2951 Go right
50.9677, -121.2293 Go left (east)
50.9685, -121.2148 Do right (south)
50.9305, -121.1698 Park
A major wildfire had recently burnt much of the Arrowstone Hills,
including the high point knoll. We walked a short distance from
the trailhead over burnt slash up to BC basemap spot elevation
1791 meters. A contender 200 meters west looked higher, and we walked
there and left a cairn and small register. Sight leveling seems to show
the west bump is about a meter higher than spot 1791, but this is
not conclusive due to standing burnt trees. It is easy enough to
visit both locations. No other contenders are seen.
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