Erg Mountain

Description

This trail is located about 150 kms southeast of Prince George via Highway 16 and the Catfish Forest Road. It is within Erg Mtn Prov. Park. Near the beginning is a dangerous crossing of Ptarmigan Creek. The the trail is very brushy and hard to follow as it crosses gravel flats. Thereafter it is very steep trail and leads more or less straight up the east side of the mountain to an alpine area at an elevation of approximately 1670 m (5500 ft). From there one can hike to a small lake or up to a ridge, eventually leading to the summit of Erg Mountain, elevation 2296 m (7534 ft).

Trail Info
Distance:
About 18 km to meadows and 23 km to summit
Duration:
8 to 10 hours
Difficulty:
Very Strenuous
Elevation Gain:
1415 m
Trail Type:
There and Back
Trail Conditions

Poor, and not recommended except for the very experienced.