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Ideas for [[Car Free Trips |car free trips]].
 
 
See the following page about [[illegal trips]]
 
 
 
==Trips by Type==
 
==Trips by Type==
  
 
*[[Hiking Trips]]
 
*[[Hiking Trips]]
 
*[[Skiing Trips]]
 
*[[Skiing Trips]]
*[[Rock Climbing Trips]]
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*[[Climbgin Trips]]
 
*[[Mountaineering Trips]]
 
*[[Mountaineering Trips]]
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*[[Car Free Trips]]
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*[[Illegal Trips
  
  
=Trips by Location==
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==Trips by Location==
  
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*[[North Shore]]
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*[[Squamish]]
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*[[Whistler]]
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*[[Fraser Valley]]
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*[[Washington State]]
  
 
==Guidebooks==
 
==Guidebooks==
  
 
See the [[guidebooks]] page.
 
See the [[guidebooks]] page.
 
==Hiking==
 
 
Daytrips from Vancouver:
 
 
* [[Backside Trail of the Chief]]
 
* [[Needle Peak]]
 
* [[Mount Seymour / Mount Elsay]]
 
* [[West Lion]]
 
* [[Golden Ears]]
 
* [[Mount Brunswick]]
 
* [[Mount Harvey]]
 
* [[Williams Peak]]
 
* [[Rainbow Mountain]]
 
* [[Mount Rohr]]
 
* [[Colliseum Mountain]]
 
* [[Crown Mountain]]
 
 
Weekend trips from Vancouver :
 
 
* [[Howe Sound Crest Trail]]
 
* [[Garibaldi Lake and Black Tusk]]
 
* [[Three Borthers Mtn]] ''(Manning Park)''
 
* [[Russet Lake]]
 
* [[Salal Creek and Athelney Pass]]
 
 
Longer hikes :
 
 
* [[West Coast Trail]]
 
* [[Stein Valley]]
 
* [[South Chilcotin Mountains Provincial Park]] ''(Gun Creek and Spruce Lake Area)''
 
* [[Indian Arm Loop Trail]]
 
 
==Backcountry Skiing==
 
 
Some good areas for daytrips:
 
* [[Diamond Head]]
 
* [[Mount Sproat]] near Whistler
 
* [[Mount Rohr]] 1 or 2 days
 
* [[Cayoosh Mountain]] 1 or 2 days
 
* [[Needle Peak]] 1 or 2 days
 
* [[Zoa Peak]]
 
 
Good weekend trips:
 
* [[Rainbow Mountain]]
 
* [[Caspar Creek]]
 
* [[Steep Creek]]
 
 
A lot of backcountry skiing in the coast range revolves around going to [[huts]].  Some good huts to visit for backcountry skiing are:
 
 
* [[Brian Waddington Hut]]
 
* [[Burton Hut]]
 
* [[Keith's Hut]]
 
* [[Wendy Thompson Hut]]
 
* [[Elfin Lakes Shelter]]
 
 
There are also a number of popular ski traverses near vancouver :
 
 
* [[Garibaldi Neve Traverse]] usually takes 2-4 days.
 
* [[Spearhead Traverse]] usually takes 2-5 days.
 
 
 
Trips to and traverses of big icefields are usually reserved for the spring, but sometimes undertaken mid winter.  The following have been done by club members in recent years.
 
 
* [[Pemberton Icefield]] 1 week
 
* [[Waddington Icefield]] 2-3 weeks
 
* [[Lillooet Icefield]] 2 weeks
 
* [[Monarch Icefield]] 2 weeks
 
* [[Misty Icefield]]
 
 
==Rock Climbing==
 
 
Climbing within weekend range of Vancouver revolves around [[Squamish Rock | Squamish]]. Beyond that, possible destinations are :
 
 
* [[Skaha]] outside of Penticton
 
* [[Leavenworth]] in Washington
 
* [[Frenchman's Coulee]] in Washington
 
* [[Smith Rock]] in Oregon
 
* [[Red Rocks]] just outside Las Vegas, Nevada
 
* [[Joshua Tree]] California.
 
* [[Canadian Rockies]]
 
==Mountaineering and Alpine Climbing==
 
 
'''Sea to Sky Corridor'''
 
 
There's tons of worthwhile objectives in the Sea to Sky Corridor north of Squamish.
 
 
* [[Wedgemount Lake Area]]
 
* [[Joffre Group]]
 
* [[Sky Pilot]]
 
* [[Tantalus Range]]
 
 
'''Fraser Valley'''
 
 
* [[Chilliwack Valley]]
 
* [[Chehalis]]
 
* [[Anderson River]]
 
* [[Coquihalla]]
 
 
 
'''Washington State'''
 
 
* [[Mount Baker]]
 
* [[Mount Shuksan]]
 
* [[Glacier Peak]]
 
* [[Mount Rainier]]
 
* [[Washington Pass]]
 
* [[North Cascades National Park]]
 
 
'''Other'''
 
* [[Cathedral Provincial Park]] ''near Keremeos''
 
* [[The Bugaboos]]
 
* [[Salal Creek Wall]] ''in the upper Lillooet Valley''
 
 
==On Campus==
 
 
If you can get your fix through a brief stint climbing on anthropogenic surfaces...
 
 
* [[VOC climbing wall]]
 
* [[Bouldering at UBC | Bouldering]]
 
* [[UBC buildering]]
 

Revision as of 19:34, 18 June 2004