Camp Creek Ridge


 

Trip Details
Mountain Range: 
Mountain Subrange: 
Attained Summit?: 
Yes
Trip Date: 
Saturday, March 19, 2016
Summit Elevation (m): 
2,028
Elevation Gain (m): 
650
Round Trip Time: 
7.00
Total Distance (km): 
15.00
Difficulty Notes: 

Camp creek ridge is pleasant hiking on open ridges. The drive to the trailhead is probably the crux!

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Trip Report

Thrift Peak has been on my radar for a while now, it was cemented as an objective while on a drive back from Cabin Ridge (Twin Peaks) with Wietse in November of 2015. I didn't even realize this was the Livingstone Fire Lookout until doing some research later! There are three approaches to this summit, two of which require a crossing of the Oldman River. One goes up the south ridge from near the gap with Thunder Mountain. The second goes up a fire road from the west. A less well known and less traveled route that does not require a river crossing at all, was discovered by the indefatigable Bob Spirko in April of 2008 when he also 'discovered' Camp Creek Ridge. This is a longer route, but potentially involves another summit / ridge which is always nice.

 


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