Chadsey Lake and Sumas Mountain Hike September 24, 2020

The second trip saw students drive part of the way up Sumas Mountain to the upper parking lot. While the weather throughout the day was unsettled, the skies cleared and the majority of this hike was completed in sunshine. From here the students hiked into Chadsey Lake and then summitted Sumas Mountain. A difficult ascent resulted in a fantastic reward as the clouds cleared and students were able to view the Eastern expanse of the Fraser Valley. Students learnt about backpacking clothing choices and trail travel. Extreme Outdoor Education students (and anyone else who wants to) leave a 100 word response below.

One thought on “Chadsey Lake and Sumas Mountain Hike September 24, 2020

  1. Jakob Kwan

    Today I went on the Chadsey Lake hike with the extreme outdoor class. The hike was great, the weather held out even though there was thunder and lightning that morning. I learned that even if it seems like it’s going to be difficult I can still push through and accomplish the things I want to. We also learned about clothing on this trip. We talked about layers and the kinds of clothing you should bring on a trip. You should wear a wicking layer as your first layer of clothing, then you should have a rain jacket or some form of waterproof layer. Then a down jacket or an insulating layer.

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