Mount Gardner

Elevation: 677mDistance: 9.25kmTotal Time: 3 hours 10 minutesDate: April 2nd, 2021 Mount Gardner is the tallest mountain on Bowen Island at 727m. It’s a popular day trip destination in the warmer seasons and while the true summit is covered in forest there are some man-made viewpoints that offer fantastic views of Howe Sound, the NorthContinue reading “Mount Gardner”

Monastic Peak

Elevation: 726mDistance: 12.5kmTotal Time: 6 hours 44 minutesDate: March 27th, 2021 Yet another weekend of rain in the forecast for the lower mainland with low cloud cover. Wanting to avoid another white out high in the alpine, I figured I’d pick a smaller objective with potential for views. This lead me to Mount Saint Benedict,Continue reading “Monastic Peak”

Mount Rohr

Distance: 17.53 kmElevation: 1,224 mTime: 6 hours 48 minutesDate: March 20th, 2021 For this weekends adventure, I was hoping to push my level a bit further and build more experience around avalanche terrain with my friend Jacob. The north shore was calling for considerable to high avalanche danger, so I looked further north and foundContinue reading “Mount Rohr”

Mount Mercer

Elevation: 1,244mDistance: 13.20kmTotal Time: 6 hours 12 minutesDate: March 7th, 2021 Following a successful weekend summit of Elk Mountain and Mount Thurston, I was hoping to get out towards Chilliwack Lake again for the upcoming weekend. The previous weekend had been my first exposure to the area and I couldn’t believe how great the viewsContinue reading “Mount Mercer”

Cypress Peak

Distance: 15.85kmElevation: 1,328mSummit Date: August 28th, 2020Total Time: 5 hours 57 minutes Towards the end of August, I was looking for a scramble with a bit of technical challenge, but not too far from home. After doing some research online, I discovered a mountain, called Cypress peak, outside of Squamish. It had made many people’sContinue reading “Cypress Peak”