September 22, 2013 · 8:30 AM
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Burns Mountain East Ridge 0T5
Very steep hike several short cliff bands with some easy scrambling.
Note: We will be hiking at a Slow and Not so Steady pace taking lots of short breathers if you’re in a rush to get to the top this is not a hike for you. At the same time this is not a hike for beginners.
Directions: To get to the trailhead drive into Turner Valley to the 4-way stop. From the 4-way stop go west which will take you through town and onto Township Road #194a which will then turn into Highway 546. The trail head is approximately 34 kilometers from Turner Valley. Park in the Blue Rock/Junction Creek parking lot close to the Sheep river this is the very end of the road.
We will hike up the Sheep River trail for 15 minutes take a right and bushwhack our way up to the ridge. From there we will hike along a open ridge with views of Mount Gibraltar ,Mount Shangri-La, Blue Rock Mountain and and sweeping views of the Sheep River Valley.
Helmet is not required for this hike.
Recommended carpool contribution is $15/passenger paid to your driver.
Please be sure you are prepared and properly equipped for this hike.
Waiver: Your consent is required for attending this event. You will be asked to provide the name and number of an emergency contact. Please read the Waiver by clicking HERE. I will bring the group waiver form with me to the trailhead. You must sign it before you will be allowed to go on this hike so please make sure you read it before you come to the trailhead.
Your Host is a volunteer and not a trained guide. All participants are responsible for assessing the current road, weather, and trail conditions for the trip; and, you are responsible for your safety and well-being. You are fully prepared with proper gear, food and water, personal First-aid and you're physically fit to do this hike with the group.
If you have any questions that are not answered in the description, please email me.