Ascent of Mount Arrowsmith on 2010-10-17
|Others in Party:||Randy Bosma|
|Date:||Sunday, October 17, 2010|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Location:||Canada-British Columbia|
| Elevation:||1819 m / 5968 ft|
Ascent Trip ReportDrove to old Mt Arrowsmith ski base. Headed up old ski runs to the top of Mt. Cokely. Great view of Mt Arrowsmith from there. Headed down the west face and over the saddle to the first hump. Good scrambling on the hump faces with some exposure on them. After the third hump we geared up. Using rope and harnesses we headed up the nose. It is alot less intimidating up close, although there is a thousand feet of exposure here. We noticed two bolted sites on the way up. We used these to come down. Possible without ropes but highly suggest ropes. It would be easy to slip on a wet day.
|Summary Total Data|
| Elevation Gain:||1699 m / 5577 ft|
| Extra Gain:||499 m / 1640 ft|
| Route:||Up and over Cokely, SE Nose ridge|
| Trailhead:||Old Ski area base 1118 m / 3671 ft|
| Quality:||8 (on a subjective 1-10 scale)|
| Route Conditions:||Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Scramble, Exposed Scramble, Rock Climb|
| Gear Used:||Rope, Ski Poles|
| Weather:||Cool, Calm, Clear|
Spectaculr day, clear, unlimited visibility. Cool, ice in shadows all day
| Time Up:||3 Hours |
| Time Down:||3 Hours |
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