The Alpine Club of Canada - Vancouver Section

Stein Valley Traverse - Sat, Jul 20 2019

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The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location:Stein Valley
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Jul 20 2019  6:00 AM
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Jul 19 2019 11:55:00 PM
Event Duration:4 days
Difficulty Rating:D3: Difficult
Event Leader(s): Jonathan Rosen
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members & Guests, 18 & Older Only
Attendee Screening: Attendees are Pre-Screened - Trip Leader will review your background and may contact you before accepting you on the trip.
Number Registered So Far: 4 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)


Stein Valley "Mini Traverse" described in G. White's guide book. Descend 1900m from Duffey Lake to the Okanagan (Lytton) over 50 km and 4 days, from Sat July 20 to Tues July 23.

One of the last un-logged valley wilderness areas in southern BC. Highlights include traveling through many different micro-climates from alpine to forest to dry Okanagan, and discovering ancient first nations petroglyphs and other sites of historical interest along the way.

The trail is only maintained from Cottonwood junction to Lytton, so expect lots of deadfall to scramble over for the first day. Getting to the Fraser river requires advanced hiking abilities, including side-hilling and steep terrain (minimal exposure).

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Backpacking equipment and preparation for changing weather.

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The plan is to first leave a car in Lytton and then drive to Duffey Lake. Will need at least one other vehicle than my own in order to do this trip, plus a limited number of people on the trip so that they will fit in vehicles.

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