Blowdown Pass to Gott Peak
Blowdown Pass to Gott Peak is a difficult out-and-back trail that climbs uphill to summit Gotcha and Gott Peaks. Along the trail, you’ll climb through the beautiful woodlands and pass by a scenic alpine lake before scrambling up Gotcha Peak and working along a ridgeline to Gott Peak. This is a great day hike if you’re looking for a bit of a challenge along varying terrain without an overly technical trail.
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Route Description for Blowdown Pass to Gott Peak
Blowdown Pass to Gott Peak is a challenging out-and-back hiking route near Pemberton that climbs uphill for an elevation gain of 1,055 m to summit Gotcha Peak and nearby Gott Peak. Hiking along the trail, you’ll pass by a pristine alpine lake before cresting a ridge that leads to Gotcha Peak. After a quick scramble up to the peak, hikers will return down to the ridgeline and follow it northwest on the approach to Gott Peak. After an initial climb, the trail will level out, and you’ll arrive at the summit. Admire the vast views over Stein Valley and the surrounding mountains before heading back down through the pass to return to your car below.
Getting to the Blowdown Pass to Gott Peak Trailhead
To access the Blowdown Pass to Gott Peak trailhead from Pemberton, drive east on BC-99 N for 6.9 km and turn right to stay on the road. Follow it for another 46.5 km, where you will turn right onto Blowdown Pass Forest Service Road. Continue for 10.7 km to reach the starting point of the hike.
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