We left Vancouver on Saturday September 1 about 2:00PM, drove up highway 99, swam at Brohm Lake, had dinner at Nairn Falls, and slept in gravel pit area at North Joffre Bivouac Spot.
Day 1 - Blue Creek to head of Noaxe creek
(Sunday, September 2)
We completed our drive to Lillooet, then drove northwest on Bridge River Road for 30 km to Moha, which is the turnoff for the Yalakom Road. Headed up the Yalakom road. At about 15 km up the road, we came to the First Nations blockade which has been there the last 3 years. Of course we stopped at the blockade and rolled down the window to talk to a first nations woman who was friendly enough. She looked us over and the vehicle, then said we might have trouble with a landslide across the road somewhat past the Blue creek mine road. The scenerio is that a woman from the first nation has "reoccupied" the land, and is preventing any forestry or mining operation. They have a makeshift cabin and garden on the pullout, and a few stones dividing the road. See Blue Creek Mine Camp
After the blockade, we continued up the Yalakom road. After 34.2 km from the start of the Yalakom road (signpost... To see the full trip report you must login as a paid member. Use the Login Page. (message p3)
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