The Alpine Club of Canada - Vancouver Section

Mount McGuire - Sun, Sep 11 2016

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The Basics:
Event Type:Scramble
Event Location:Chilliwack Ranges
Date(s) & Time:Sun, Sep 11 2016  6:00 AM
Registration Cut Off: Sat, Sep 10 2016 10:00:00 PM
Event Duration:6 - 8 hours
Difficulty Rating:D2: Moderate
Event Leader(s): Rob Brusse
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members & Guests, 18 & Older Only
Attendee Screening: Attendees are Pre-Screened - Trip Leader will review your background and may contact you before accepting you on the trip.
Number Registered So Far: 9 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)

Mount McGuire (South Ridge)

Mount McGuire is a highly visible (but because of recurring and intermittent access issues), until recently a rarely visited summit....A fun daytrip in many ways not unlike its not so far away neighbor Cheam...

4WD needed
Total Distance:8.0 km (return)
Estimated Time:6 hours
Average Grade:15.2%
Structure:Linear - Return
Elevation Gain:606 m
Start Elevation:1412 m
Max Elevation:2018 m

Meet @ Chevron Station Boundary Road & Dominion for 6 am departure.

Required Items to Bring:
4 wd
10 essentials
Hiking Poles, bug juice, sun screen, lunch
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

click for link to current mountain forecast for Mt Cheam

How to Get There:
Event Directions:From Boundary Road via 401 to exit 119 (Cottonwood Mall) 70 min
coffee & gas stop 20 min
Travel along Vedder River Road to Vedder Crossing Bridge
Directions from bridge

Zero odometer on Vedder crossing bridge and drive towards Chilliwack lake. On 10.3K mark, right after crossing bridge over Chilliwack River, turn right (south) onto Tamihi-Liumchen road. Zero odometer again. Take first left up Tamihi Creek FSR. At top of hill above switchbacks, take left road at three way junction. Follow this road for ~ 14K, taking all left road on next forks. There is a gate on ~5K,

See Club Tread Trip Report below for additional detailed trip info

click for link to recent ClubTread trip report
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