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Snowshoe Sawmill Burn

Over the last couple of winters we noticed that a number of groups offered trips to Sawmill Burn. So yesterday we tried to find the way up the old logging roads. We got almost to the burn area before lack of time and energy forced us to turn back.

The Avalanche Impact Pool above Third Burstall Lake is an unusual and interesting landform and well worth visiting. The pool was formed by infrequent, large avalanches ejecting valley-bottom sediments to form a mound on the downhill side.

French Creek-Hogarth Lakes snowshoe

Hogarth Lakes is a pretty short loop of 4.25 km, so we decided to extend the trip by taking in French Creek waterfall as well, which made a total distance of 7.8 km. The French Creek option by itself is 4.3 km return. The trail up French Creek to the creek crossing was well packed [...]

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