Mount McGuire (NE Ridge Route)


Total Distance: 8.0 km (return)
Estimated Time: 6 hours
Average Grade: 15.2%
Structure: Linear - Return
Elevation Gain: 606 m
Start Elevation: 1412 m
Max Elevation: 2018 m


Zero odometer on Wedder crossing bridge and drive towards Chilliwack lake. On 10.3K mark, right after crossing bridge over Chilliwack River, turn right (south) onto Tamihi-Liumchen road. Zero odometer again. Take first left up Tamihi Creek FSR. At top of hill above switchbacks, take left road at three way junction. Follow this road for ~ 14K, taking all left road on next forks. There is a gate on ~5K, which is supposed to be closed from 6 pm till 6 am on weekdays and I found it closed on weekends


Total elevation gain 1020m.

Very good description made by Elkaholic can be found here:


GPS Waypoints

Parking area N49.05235 W121.75953 10U 590635 5434016
End of scree, start of trail N49.04826 W121.76210 10U 590455 5433559
Start of ridge N49.04698 W121.76295 10U 590395 5433415
Start of descent to bowl N49.04389 W121.76927 10U 589939 5433064
Start of bowl walk N49.04191 W121.77080 10U 589830 5432842
Gully crossing N49.03851 W21.77298 27U 443506 5432025
Traverse N49.03684 W121.76968 10U 589921 5432280
Junction with South-East Trail N49.03229 W121.76944 10U 589947 5431775
Summit N49.03394 W121.77294 10U 589688 5431954