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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
Slesse NE Buttress with Crossover Pass Return Joachim Stadel
Depot Creek Access and South Ridge Scramble on Mount Spickard Don Funk
A Perfect Day on Welch Peak Brad Braun
Hiking up Pierce Lake and Mount Macfarlane Robin Tivy
Thompson Peak via Paleface Creek Greg Jones
Cross Canada Road Trip (And Culture Exchange) Robin Tivy
Mount Sowerby via Hunter Creek - on Skis Greg Jones
A Quick Jaunt Up Isolillock Peak Fred Touche
Flora Lake Loop (And Climb Flora Peak) Robin Tivy
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
Approaching Mount Barr Greg Jones
Welch and Foley Greg Jones
Cheam Range Sunset from East Justin Brown
Williams Peak from the North Jordon Easton
Lindeman Pat Graham
Klesilkwa Mountain Summit Simon Chesterton
Goetz Peak - West Side Greg Jones
More Photos


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