Day 1 - Over RR Pass
(May 7, 2007) Once we settled on the plan, we set out. Once through Pemberton, we headed up the Lilloet River, and up the Hurley River road. We were able to drive to 3250', before being stopped by snow. This is just before the bridge across Railroad Creek.
Once on the road, we climbed to the pass, and then everyone except myself deployed crazy carpet sleds for their heavy packs. At the high point, most of us removed skins. My skis were slightly faster due to the fact I wasn't pulling a sled. After an hour or so, Tom and I reached the end of snow, and took off our skis. Shortly after, we camped in a nice flat meadow beside the road. (see waypoints).
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(May 8) Next morning we awoke to heavy black clouds scudding overhead, but still no rain. We considered climbing directly up onto the Lone Goat-Hurley ridge, right to the small lakes south of Mount Bix, but we convinced ourseles we were not really seeing the top, and so we continued down the Hurley road. The morning was spent on a wonderful country lane walk down the deserted Hurley Road. Betsy saw some...
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