Lost Creek FsrA record fall of rain was just beginning in the Lower Mainland. This time I didn't want to hike but instead, find new routes for possible winter and spring hikes.
This time I headed to the east side of Stave Lake. I decided to explore some of the 4WD roads left after intensive logging.
On my way I discovered the entrance Mt Benedict trail and then we passed Davis Lake. Davis Lake is a popular place for hardcore 4WD fans.
We saw some ponds larger than usual because of the intensive rains.
Then we crossed the bridge over Lost Creek.
Lost Creek Fsr leads to a vast jumble of logging roads. There are a lots of places where you can do camping. This place is very close place to the city with a lot of bush
On the west side we hardly have views of Golden Ears peaks.
We continue all our way up to the mountain and after km 15 the road was only passable by 4x4. I was driving on the north part of the mainline. The slope is well over 45-degrees plus the rain plus the water-bars, some wrecked cars, hmm, I decided to come back.
A last glimpse of Terepocki creek.
On our way back I found the entrance for Kenyon Lake. Somehow the road was deactivated, a new hike is on the books :)
Then, on Km 10 I drove down on Cypress Point Road. Three kilometres after crossing the bridge the road was covered by water. I didn't want to abuse my good luck, time to go back to the "main" road. The main interest on Cypress Point Road is the possibility of launching a canoe at Cypress Point and paddling to the head of Steve Lake from where you can access Mount Judge Howay.
Then a quick stop on Cascade Falls Regional Park. The Park really deserves that name, unfortunately the rain made impossible to take pictures but I manage to take a short video (WMV Format - Low resolution) - 548 KB