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Slesse Memorial expedition

  • Aug 31, 2013 · 8:00 AM
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For terms and conditions, please refer to www.ecospirit.ca

This trip is for members only.  

trip info

Slesse memorial is located off Chilliwack Lake Road.  We will drive to the trailhead which is accessible by 4 x 4 only.  Our first objective is the memorial site; the second objective is the propeller cairn (as shown in photo above).  

trail info

• round trip distance: 12 km

• high point: 1580 m

• elevation gain: 860 m

• average grade: 14.3%

• net hiking time: 6 hrs

• rating: intermediate

• pace: moderate/steady  

gear needed

• footwear: hiking boots, gaiters, micro-spikes or crampons

• clothing: shell jacket, hat, additional layer

• sun protection: sun block, lip balm, sun glasses

• bug protection: head net, bug spray, after bite

• trekking poles (if you are used to using them)

• wildlife protection: bear spray (if you already have it)

• food and water  

• headlamp

challenge/hazard

• rough resource road to trailhead

• river crossing (depends on log bridge condition)

• over grown trail at base adjacent to river level

• bear in the area

• snow on trail at higher elevation (above memorial site)

• route finding

• aggressive bugs in the area  

additional info

• team size 4 - 5 (unless additional high clearance 4 x 4 vehicle is available)

• please consult with driver about car pool gas money

• if log bridge is not passable, we will hike another trail in the area (eg. Ford Mtn.)

• I will provide additional team gear (radios, bear spray, bear bangers, ice axe, hiking rope, trail clearing tools)

• space is very limited, don't be disappointed if you are not chosen from waiting lists

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  • Erin H.

    Thanks Herbert. I am posting my request for a ride from Langley if anyone has room. Fingers crossed.

    August 26, 2013

    • Herbert

      I am picking you and Amir up at Langley en route to trailhead. I've you covered.

      1 · August 26, 2013

  • Herbert

    Wendy: my truck's capacity is maxed out

    August 23, 2013

    • Wendy

      I will stay on the wait list just in case I can get a spot with someone Herbert.

      August 23, 2013

  • Deanna C.

    Looking forward to hiking this Mountain again.

    August 22, 2013

  • Kat

    Herbert, you managed to find a hike I've never ventured too. Looks great - looking forward to it !

    August 17, 2013

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