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Skagit Range
Parent Area: Canadian Cascades
 

Area: 1682 sq km.Location: One of the better-known and more visible chunks of the Canadian Cascades, west of the Silverhope-Skagit Valley as far as the Fraser Valley. Terrain: This includes the Cheam Range and Chilliwack River peaks plus the Chilliwack-Skagit divide. The Chilliwack Pluton and Mt Barr batholith provide superb granite for climbing while limestone is found on Mt McGuire and horrible volcanic rock in the Cheam Range. Skagit Gneiss is exposed around Camp Peak. The area is typified by low valleys and towering spires such as the Border Peaks and Slesse; Baker looms over everything else here from its position south of the border. History: The Skagit Range, composing the peaks west of Silverhope-Skagit drainage, has been historically subdivided from the Hozameen Range to the east since the late 1800's.

Top Trips
Depot Creek Access and South Ridge Scramble on Mount Spickard Don Funk
Slesse NE Buttress with Crossover Pass Return Joachim Stadel
A Perfect Day on Welch Peak Brad Braun
Hiking up Pierce Lake and Mount Macfarlane Robin Tivy
Thompson Peak via Paleface Creek Greg Jones
A Quick Jaunt Up Isolillock Peak Fred Touche
Mount Sowerby via Hunter Creek - on Skis Greg Jones
Cross Canada Road Trip (And Culture Exchange) Robin Tivy
Wet, Wet, Wet: Solo Ascent of Mount Webb Christopher Brayshaw
The Whitworth Puzzle Ed A Klassen
More Trips

Top Photos
The Northeast Face of Welch Peak Andrew Rennie
Rexford - Standard Route Photo Topo Drew Brayshaw
Slesse from MacFarlane Gerry Kollmuss
Cheam Range Sunset from East Justin Brown
Welch and Foley Greg Jones
Approaching Mount Barr Greg Jones
Klesilkwa Mountain Summit Simon Chesterton
Lindeman Pat Graham
Williams Peak from the North Jordon Easton
MacDonald Peak Pat Graham
More Photos


Paper Maps
Chilliwack East Recreational Map - GPS Based Trail Ventures BC 1:40000 50m