May 17, 2015 Trip Report: Ryan and I checked out an old fire lookout trail atop Camelshoof Peak, located at the very south end of the Camelsfoot range, near Lillooet. The fire lookout can be reached by a decommissioned service road off of the West Pavilion FSR. Stats Total distance: 8.3km Cumulative elevation gain: 481m Panoramic views of the Fraser Canyon, Clear Range, Fountain Ridge, Mission Ridge and Mount Brew.

Date: April 2-5, 2015 Trip Report: We spent Easter long weekend in the South Chilcotin. We visited Lake Lamare, Burkeholder Lake, and explored the Yalakom Valley. When the Easter long weekend was coming up, we were eager to get away and spend a night or two in the mountains. We decided our local mountains weren’t quite what we wanted this weekend, we wanted to get out a bit further. After some brainstorming, the South Chilcotin came to mind; specifically the Bridge River and Yalakom valleys. We reached out…

I wanted to get one last Shulaps trip under our belts before the hiking season was over. As far as I know, Thanksgiving weekend is normally the wrap-up for hiking in the Shulaps. Marshall Lake locals start winterizing their cabins, hunting season is underway, and within a week or two, the mountains get their first dusting of snow. We ducked out of Vancouver on Friday night and made our way to Marshall Lake via the Duffey. We arrived late at the campgrounds on the north end of the lake and set up…

I read a while back you might learn more from climbing the same mountain 50 times than you would from climbing 50 different mountains. I can’t vouch for climbing, but I know hiking trails are much the same. I’ve visited the Shulaps range via the same access a handful of times and each trip has been different from the last. For as long as I’ve observed, I’ve found different views, weather, lighting, colors and a different state of mind. Have you ever spent time on a mountain or…