Be sure to check out Matthew's trip
report and Wietse's photos. Holy Cross Mountain and Mount Head dominate the view
to the west. Relaxing on the east summit are (L to R) Sonny,
Matthew, Crux, Wietse and Raff. Photo
courtesy of Rafal Kazmierczak
Everyone gears up beside the park
Crux faithfully follows the group
up the lightly-wooded hillside.
The two highest summits of Bull Creek
Hills are straight ahead. The group would eventually ascend the
ridge on the left and descend the hill on the right.
The terrain is generally open and
The slope here is quite steep.
Here is the remainder of the route to
the west summit (right).
Matthew and Raff admire Holy Cross
Mountain and Mount Head from the west summit of Bull Creek Hills (2142 metres).
Here is a closer look at Mount Head.
Here is a closer look at Holy Cross
Matthew and Raff head for the east
Raff holds up some of the contents of
a geocache found on the 2160-metre east summit of Bull Creek Hills.
Wietse is signing the register.
Crux absolutely loves the snow!
Orange is indeed the new black!
Matthew dances on the rocks near the
The broad east ridge will be the
group's route of descent.
Here is a look back at the east summit
of Bull Creek Hills. The top of Holy Cross Mountain is just
"peaking" over the left-hand ridge.
Matthew, Crux, Raff and Wietse pause
briefly on the descent.
The highway is just on the other side
of the low hill in the middle.
Distance: 10.8 kilometres
Round-Trip Time: 6 hours 36 minutes
Net Elevation Gain: 715 metres
Holy Cross Mountain and Mount Head dominate the view to the west.
Relaxing on the east summit are (L to R) Sonny, Matthew, Crux, Wietse and Raff.
Photo courtesy of Rafal Kazmierczak