Joffre Peak via Cerise Creek Trail
The Joffre Peak via Cerise Creek Trail is a 15.3 km out-and-back climbing route near Pemberton that will take you uphill alongside Cerise Creek to summit the intimidating Joffre Peak. This trail requires mountaineering experience and proper climbing gear to complete, so do not attempt the route unless you are prepared. Those that do make it to the summit will have spectacular views looking out over the surrounding mountain peaks.
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Route Description for Joffre Peak via Cerise Creek Trail
The Joffre Peak via Cerise Creek Trail is an extremely challenging scramble near Pemberton that requires mountaineering experience due to glaciers, rockfall, and weather hazards. This route should only be attempted by experienced climbers, ideally as a team, with proper gear such as helmets, crampons, and ice axes. This trail is one of the more challenging scrambles in southwest British Columbia. The tremendous variation in terrain, technical sections, and difficult navigation makes for a fantastic day out in the alpine landscape. From the summit of Joffre Peak, you will have spectacular views of the multitude of surrounding mountains, as well as Joffre Lakes and the Matier Glacier.
Getting to the Joffre Peak via Cerise Creek Trail Trailhead
To reach the parking area for the Joffre Peak via Cerise Creek Trail from Pemberton, drive east on BC-99 N for 6.9 km and make a right turn to stay on the road. Continue for 30.3 km, where you will find parking and the trailhead on your right.
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