Phyllis’s Engine

(Distance and elevation stats probably skewed by the climb. Take with a grain of salt)Elevation Gain: 2,408mDistance: 47.5kmTotal Time: 43 hours 11 minutesDate: September 20-21, 2022 Phyllis’s Engine is a striking set of sheer granite towers rising out of the Sphinx Glacier south of Castle Towers. It’s so-called because the spires resemble the smoke stacksContinue reading “Phyllis’s Engine”

The Copilot

Elevation Gain: 1,194mDistance: 18.74kmTotal Time: 6 hours 32 minutesDate: September 18th, 2022 The Copilot is the smaller and aptly named neighbor to Sky Pilot Mountain just east of Squamish. Despite it’s smaller size, it offers a more challenging route with a sustained 90-100m class 3/4 gully by the easiest line. This summit gets enough trafficContinue reading “The Copilot”

Relay Mountain

(Stats include all 7 days)Elevation Gain: 4,388mDistance: 104.8kmTotal Time: 7 daysDates: Sept 3rd to 10th Relay Mountain is one of the tallest summits in the South Chilcotin Park and certainly the tallest in the distinct area north of Gun Creek. It’s a rather unique looking summit in BC resembling the prominent and striking mesas aroundContinue reading “Relay Mountain”