West Wind Pass

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Distance - 5.46km Elevation gain - 430m
1:30 (moving) ascent / 1:00 (moving) descent

The West Wind Pass trail is unofficial but clear, and beelines directly up the hillside north of the creek.
We took the trail up to the pass and spent a good while lunching and leisuring in the warm sun.

Hiking up the steep hillside at the start.

The group hikes up into the rocks.

Following near the pass.

Typical mixed rock and ground terrain.

Patti leads the group off.

Patti coming down the hillside.

The final steps to the pass.

The group makes it up at the treeline.

The lower, somewhat wind-protected front of the pass.

Looking back down the trail to the Spray Lakes Reservoir.

Pano from the pass, centred on the view through the pass to the NE.

Photos taken by Rachel

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