For those who are unaware the Daniels River Valley is the super duper secret Yosemite of the North not many seem to know of. It holds sheer granite walls well beyond 4000 feet tall. Perhaps Baffin Island is a better comparison than Yosemite..these walls are B-I-G. So of course we are drawn to this power spot. I have been studying and meditating on this area for 11 months. I had been once previous for a reconnaissance trip turned road reactivation stymied by weather the entire time there. The valley is mystical. It holds its own weather, it holds its own gravitational pull I'm convinced. Time may not exist in the Daniels..beware. So with that, we were off.
Day 1 - Walk up Daniels River Road To see the full trip report you must login as a paid member. Use the Login Page. (message p3)
09:00 leaving the head of the lake, huffing (north) up the Daniels River road by noon and in the upper river valley by mid-afternoon. We pushed along gorgeous elk trail, switching momentarily to walking the river where we immediately found a perfect campsite right on the riverbank. Chill 30km first day. Nice fire, nice bed, the best people and the best views money could never buy. Here we spent a night under an unnamed 3000+ foot flawless wall. Absolutely splitter rock. With all this space to...
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