Tag: Backcountry

Our trip into McGillivary Pass

Our trip into McGillivary Pass (August ’09) in the South Chilcotin Mountains was a wonderful experience. We flew by helicopter from Whistler on a beautiful sunny day, above valleys, over mountain peaks and landed next to our lodge in a bed of untouched wild flowers. McGillivray Pass Lodge occupies a picturesque valley meadow at an elevation of 6100 feet (1860 meters) in McGillivray Pass, which lies between the Bendor and Cadwallader Ranges on the Southern edge of the Chilcotin Mountains. Each day our guide would take us on an unmarked route through the flowers, up 1000 feet above the tree […]

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