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Island Escapades Mountaineering

You will be entranced by the breathtaking mountain scenery of Vancouver Island's towering peaks, reflective emerald lakes and brilliant wildflower meadows. Safe mountaineering techniques and procedures will be taught and employed along our ascent.

Mt. Arrowsmith (5962 ft.):

Howl at the Moon - Camp on the False Peak
2 Days $280.00/person

Mt. Klitsa (5388 ft.):
It is known as the whale's tail. Base camp is set up above cascading waterfalls and berry meadows. Our lakeside camp is halfway to the peak, up couloirs, over ridges and past alpine ponds. The vista from the top is awe inspiring and worth every step!

Golden Hinde  - the hike of a lifetime

Golden Hinde(7219 ft.):
The hike of a lifetime! Few will ever stand at this summit the gem of Strathcona Park. Arnica Lake, Philips Ridge, Shieldrupt and Burman Lake are just a few milestones on the way to Vancouver Island's tallest peak! A good fitness level is necessary.

Golden Hinde - Seven day loop to Vancouver Island's tallest peak.


Winter Weekend Escapades
Call about our regular weekend trips. They vary from B&B hikes along the Cowichan River Trail to treks into Lomas Lake, Mt. Landalt or Kings Peak. They are affordable, exciting getaways for all levels of endurance.


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