With no official trail to follow, Bob, Dinah and Zosia simply start hiking uphill near the trailhead for Horton Hill.
Mount Baldy is visible in the distance from a clearing along the route.
|Despite some deadfall and snow cover, the route up the southwest ridge is fairly straightforward.|
|Bob, Dinah, Zosia and Sonny hold up their Tim Hortons swag at a geocache location just a short distance from the high point of Horton Hill (1718 metres).|
|Here is a close-up of Tim Horton himself who tragically died in a car crash on 21 February 1974.|
|Several clearings on the southwest slopes of Horton Hill grant clear views of Barrier Lake to the west.|
Here is a closer look at Barrier Lake as sunlight fills the valley at around midday.
|Bob, Dinah and Zosia continue to descend Horton Hill.|
Distance: 3.5 kilometres
Round-Trip Time: 2 hours 36 minutes
Net Elevation Gain: 372 metres
Be sure to check out Bob's trip report.
|Bob, Dinah and Zosia hike up a logging skid road on the approach to Timbit Hill.|
|The skid road is easy to follow, but the footing can be tedious at times due to logging debris.|
|The top of Timbit Hill comes into view.|
|A chinook arch can be seen overhead as Bob, Dinah and Zosia cross a large clearing.|
|Zosia, Dinah and Bob cross a short dip along the route.|
|Dinah and Bob ascend the final logged slope before the top of Timbit Hill.|
|Sonny, Dinah, Zosia and Bob stand on the high point of Timbit Hill (1544 metres).|
|Moose Mountain dominates the horizon to the south as Zosia, Dinah and Bob descend through a tedious clear cut.|
|Zosia and Dinah stand beside the trailhead sign.|
Distance: 2.8 kilometres
Round-Trip Time: 1 hour 25 minutes
Net Elevation Gain: 155 metres