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”

Kala Patthar

Elevation: 1,493mDistance: ~24kmTotal Time: ~9 hoursDate: March 23rd, 2019 For those doing the Everest Base Camp trek, Kala Patthar is very popular end destination that provides spectacular views of Everest and its surrounding mountains. While it’s not considered a proper mountain, it’s a worthy objective nonetheless. The usual approach to the final part of theContinue reading “Kala Patthar”

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”

Nangkartshang Peak

Distance: ~5.7kmElevation: ~750mTotal Time: ~3 hours 30 minutesDate: March 21st, 2019 On day 6 of our trek to Everest Base Camp, my Dad and I intended to spend the day resting in Dingboche before pushing on to the upper villages. We spoke with our tea house owner, a Sherpa, about any recommendations for what toContinue reading “Nangkartshang Peak”

Paget Peak

Distance: 10.21kmElevation: 966mTotal Time: 4 hours 15 minutesDate: October 3rd, 2020 My friend Jeremy and I were looking to do a bigger objective around the end of September and were bouncing a few ideas around. Initially we were set on Castle Towers in Garabaldi Provincial Park, but as our targeted weekend approached, the weather wasContinue reading “Paget Peak”