A great hike, mostly all in the forest and on an old FSR Road no longer open. The hike stats: near 20 km return with 1126 meters net elevation gain. Took us almost exactly 3 hours to reach the summit from the bottom. 45 minutes chilling out on the summit waiting for clouds to disappear so we could get that view which did not come. On way down we took the branch road to and along the lake, a pretty one at that. Then on way down stop by the waterfalls again, and by the coring shed.
Just before reaching the cars; a gang of robins were giving a big owl the fly over harassment style of intimidation.
ALL TRAILS TRAIL COMMENTS: and Map (Map)
Trail starts right on the road, this gate for 9 km to an actual trail. Otherwise road surface largely open with some water and mud patches..
Rock coring Shack, somewhat in disrepair with rock cores in a shambles...
Place where historic ore cart parked on side; and gated main shaft entrance nearby.
WATERFALLS Split into three main streams...
MAY SPRING GIVES PLENTY OF RICH GREENS ; forest, bush, and grass, and stinging nettles..
GREAT VIEW HARRISON LAKE, Community, Harrison River, and opposite shore...
An old hulk; truck or heavy equipment body
At the LAKE
A LARGE POND, beyond the lake
On the trail, Cameron hopping over a small stream..
In amongst the forest , 10 minutes before the lookout
AT THE LOOKOUT views, a communications shed, and Indian Paintbrush flowers
Walking back, return...more than half way back, enjoying the green forested lane..