Hell's Ridge

Trip Category: 
OT - Off-Trail Hiking
Interesting Facts: 

According to Gillean Daffern, the name "Hell's Ridge" reflects the difficulties a local rancher had with rounding up his cattle on the wooded slopes of this ridge. I believe it must have been hell, after snowshoeing these slopes myself!

Technical Difficulty Level: 
3
Endurance Level: 
Med
YDS Class: 
Hiking

Mountain Range: 
Mountain Subrange: 
Attained Summit?: 
Yes
Trip Date: 
Saturday, April 28, 2018
Summit Elevation (m): 
2,045

After completing a very pleasant scramble / hike on Etherington-Baril Ridge I stupidly decided that I should cap off a perfect day with a jaunt up something named, "Hell's Ridge". What was I thinking?! surprise It could be convincingly argued that I was so overcome with the powerful elixirs of Spring that I wasn't thinking at all...

 


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Elevation Gain (m): 
400
Round Trip Time: 
2.00
Total Distance (km): 
3.50
Quick 'n Easy Rating: 
Class 1 : you fall, you're stupid
Difficulty Notes: 

The only difficulty is deciding what you're going to claim as the "summit" of this interminable forested ridge and how you're going to attain it.