Glacier Crest Trail

Glacier Crest Trail near Revelstoke Airport, BC


This trail was given a rating of 4 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 4 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 4 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 4 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 4 out of 5 stars
5 kms
4hours
difficult
Hiking
Summer
Revelstoke Airport, BC
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After a gentle climb through rainforest the trail crosses Asulkan Brook, and then turns left for the climb up a switchback trail. Hikers should be careful in determining if conditions are acceptable for getting to the crest. Be careful in choosing a route if attempted (2255m), as the ridge is actually an arĂȘte. Great views. 3.5 hrs is uphill, 2 hrs back. Trailhead is at Illecillewaet Campground.


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By pmjwrightPosted By: pmjwright  - Wed Jan 07 22:27:34 EST 2004 This trail was given a rating of 4 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 4 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 4 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 4 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 4 out of 5 stars Upside Fantastic views of Illecillewaet Glacier and Asulkan Valley. Downside Large elevation gain for short trail, and all of it in last 3 km. Comment I did this hike on probably the hottest afternoon of summer 2003. Definitely carry water, as last reliable water source is off a switchback about 1/2 km past the Asulkan Brook bridge. First 3 km is well built trail with good steady grades, last 2 km is quite rocky and rooted, and much steeper. Small meadows area on top of ridge. Views are great, as are all others in area.


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