Kent Ridge, South Peak


 

Trip Details
Mountain Range: 
Mountain Subrange: 
Attained Summit?: 
Yes
Trip Date: 
Sunday, January 21, 2018
Summit Elevation (m): 
2,318
Elevation Gain (m): 
600
Round Trip Time: 
5.00
Total Distance (km): 
5.50
Quick 'n Easy Rating: 
Class 1 : you fall, you're stupid
Difficulty Notes: 

No difficulties other than losing interest in the bush on ascent and turning around.

Map

Trip Report

I was getting a bit antsy after spending too much time in the concrete jungle for the past few weeks and decided, against my better judgment, to join Phil on a dubious snowshoe ascent of the mighty Kent Ridge, South Peak on Sunday, January 21, 2018. The trip promised to be more tolerable thanks to the addition of a few more people to assist with trail breaking - Robin and Ryan agreed to join us for some reason or another. I didn't even know where this minor peak was, to be honest, until Phil mentioned Bob had done it. After some deliberation, however, we decided to follow a more southerly route than Bob's, mostly due to the avalanche rating of 'considerable'. I don't usually venture into any avalanche terrain in ratings above 'moderate', so that precluded Bob's route up the more south westerly aspect to a slightly higher summit, closer to the summit of Mount Kent.

 


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