Icefall Brook Approach to Lyell Hut


 

Trip Details
Mountain Range: 
Mountain Subrange: 
Attained Summit?: 
No
Trip Date: 
Friday, June 26, 2015
Elevation Gain (m): 
2000
Round Trip Time: 
8.00
Total Distance (km): 
12.00
Quick 'n Easy Rating: 
Class 3 : you fall, you break your leg
Difficulty Notes: 

Remote mountain bush roads, indistinct and exposed trail and glacier travel in very remote terrain.

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Trip Report

Preamble

The Lyell Icefield and the Lyell peaks in particular, have had my attention for many years. I’ve been doing trips around them and had glimpses and full on views of their lofty and distinct summits many times. Some of the best views were on my remote ascent of Mount Amery, Monchy and Hooge back in 2012 with Eric Coulthard. One of the issues preventing me from visiting the Lyell Icefields early was the simple problem of access. These peaks are remote!

 


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Comments

Spectacular photos of one of the Canadian Rockies' and British Columbia's finest and most remote regions. For all of us who wish we could get there but cannot for various reasons, the time and effort and difficulties being obvious, these photos are wonderful ! Thanks !

Thanks David, and I'm glad you enjoy them.

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