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Tantalus Range Camp · Sat. Oct. 1st - Sun. Oct. 2nd

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Organized by: Amin Aziznia.

Start: Saturday, Oct. 1st
End: Sunday, Oct. 2nd
Pre-trip meeting: Wednesday, Sep. 28th, 4:00 pm
Pre-trip meeting location: Clubroom at 6.00pm

Description:

Camp at Tantalus Range: Photo by Clemens Adolphs.

UPDATE: DATE HAS CHANGED TO OCTOBER 1st DUE TO BAD WEATHER FORCAST

Tantalus Range is a beautiful subrange of the Coast Mountains in southern British Columbia. The range is easily viewed from the "Sea to Sky Highway" that travels from Vancouver to Squamish and Whistler.

The plan is to:

Day 1: Hire a jetboat to cross Squamish River from Brackendale. Cost is approximately $40 per person round trip (ouuch) with a minimum of 5 people. Hike trail to Lake Lovelywater and set up camps. Another option to cross the river is to use cable car (free) but difficult and requires to use a tyrolean system. Read here. We will discuss the options in pre-trip meeting.

Day 2: From camp we have plenty of options: technical climbing and/or easier scrambling. Options are Alpha Mtn, Serratus Mtn, Mt Tantalus, Mt Niobe and Mt Pelops, Omega Mtn. Hike back to Squiamish river, cross the river by jetboat and heading back to Vancouver. I am planning to scramble Mt. Pelobs and Mt. Niobe. It is a moderate 2-star scramble by Matt Gunn. If anyone would like to climb technical routes (like Alpha) welcome to organize their own sub-objective.

QUIZ: Can you find UBC in the above picture?

Posted: 2016-09-03 19:47:09
Last modified: 2016-09-27 20:20:01