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2013 Cerise Creek hike
Timestamp Free: 2020.07.10 - 12:26:17
Ranges: North America Ranges / Pacific Cordillera Range / Coast Mountains / Pacific Ranges / Lillooet Ranges / Joffre Group
  (1 days)     Elevation Gain: 200m
Participants: Cliff Jennings, Allan Davidson, Jennifer Davidson Namaimo Hikers Group
Difficulty: 1: Easy hike except for a few creek crossings
Hike up Cerise Creek Summer Trail
The original plan with the Nanaimo Hiking Club was to go up the Joffre Lakes trail, but it was closed due to windfalls & construction, so we switched to Cerise Creek. We used the parking spot on highway 99 as we had multiple different cars. This meant crossing the small creek almost immediately.

[photo]CeriseCreekhike01.jpg[caption]Cerise Creek hike 01 (starting out)[/photo] Hiking down to small creek crossing.

[photo]CeriseCreekhike02.jpg[caption]Cerise Creek hike 02 (starting out)[/photo] On old roadbed.

[photo]CeriseCreekhike05.jpg[caption]Cerise Creek hike 05 (Joffre & Matier ahead)[/photo] Going up through old logging slash.

[photo]CeriseCreekhike07.jpg[caption]Cerise Creek hike 07 (Vantage Peak ahead)[/photo] Leaving old logging slash.

[photo]CeriseCreekhike08.jpg[caption]Cerise Creek hike 08 (Mount Matier)[/photo] Crossing old avalanche path.

[photo]CeriseCreekhike14.jpg[caption]Cerise Creek hike 14 (in the woods)[/photo] Group climbing through the woods.

[photo]CeriseCreekhike20.jpg[caption]Cerise Creek hike 20 (creek crossing)[/photo] Nanaimo hikers crossing creek on logs.

[photo]CeriseCreekhike21.jpg[caption]Cerise Creek hike 21 (Joffre above creek)[/photo] First good view of the North Face of Joffre.

[photo]CeriseCreekhike24.jpg[caption]Cerise Creek hike 24 (lunch below Joffre)[/photo] Part of group having lunch below Joffre.

[photo]CeriseCreekhike25.jpg[caption]Cerise Creek hike 25 (Joffre from slide path)[/photo] After lunch a few of us decided to go a bit further & I promised to get them back on time. This was the view of Joffre we got only 10 minutes further on.
  [photo]CeriseCreekhike26pan.jpg[caption]Cerise Creek hike 26 pan (Joffre from slide path)[/photo] This five part panorama was taken from the same...

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