Wildhorse Ridge


 

Trip Details
Mountain Range: 
Mountain Subrange: 
Attained Summit?: 
Yes
Trip Date: 
Saturday, June 6, 2015
Summit Elevation (m): 
2,225
Elevation Gain (m): 
750
Round Trip Time: 
4.50
Total Distance (km): 
5.00
Difficulty Notes: 

Some easy scrambling if you take the ridge the whole way. Hiking if you take the drainage.

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Trip Report

I've been a bit obsessed with the Ya Ha Tinda region this year. I'm not sure exactly why, but I've been there 4 or 5 times since my first trip in November 2014 up Evangeline Peak / Rum Ridge with Steven and Ben. While hiking Labyrinth Mountain and Mount Minos with Wietse in April, we looked across the Ya Ha Tinda road at a lovely ridge, rising directly over the road with no bushwhacking and no approach and wondered how easy this would be. I remembered looking at the lower slopes every time I drove into the area, wondering the same thing. A friend of ours, Dave Salahub decided to try it out and reported back that it was easy and pleasant. I needed no more prompting and decided that this would be the perfect trip to introduce my family to the Ya Ha Tinda hiking experience.

 


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