Skiing the Cascade Volcanoes
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CALIFORNIA
  Lassen Peak
  Mount Shasta
  Medicine Lake Volcano
OREGON
  Mount McLoughlin
  Pelican Butte
  Crater Lake
  Mount Bailey
  Mount Thielsen
  Diamond Peak
  Newberry Volcano
  Mount Bachelor
  Broken Top
  Three Sisters
  Mount Washington
  Three Fingered Jack
  Mount Jefferson
  Mount Hood
WASHINGTON
  Mount Saint Helens
  Mount Adams
  Goat Rocks
  Mount Rainier
  Glacier Peak
  Mount Baker
BRITISH COLUMBIA
  Mount Garibaldi
  Mount Cayley
  Mount Meager



| The Mount Cayley massif viewed from the east in June, with the
summit of Mount Cayley at center and the rocky gendarmes
of Pyroclastic Peak and Vulcan's Thumb at left
(photo by Amar Andalkar)   <click to enlarge>

Mount Cayley
    7854 ft (2394 m) .
Major Peaks:
Summit:     7854 ft (2394 m)
Pyroclastic Peak:     7730 ft (2356 m)
Powder Mountain:     7700 ft (2350 m)
Vulcan's Thumb:     7500 ft (2290 m)
Wizard Peak:     7385 ft (2251 m)
Location: Coast Mountains, southwestern British Columbia,
15 miles (25 km) W of Whistler
Lat / Long: 50.1° N, 123.3° W
Volcanic Type: Eroded stratovolcano
Volcanic Status: Extinct
First Ascent: E. Brooks, T. Fyles, W. Wheatley, 1928
First Ski Descent: Unknown, probably not skiable from summit
Skiable Vertical: over 7000 ft (2100 m)
Timberline: 5000-6000 ft (1500-1800 m)
Administration: British Columbia Ministry of Forests
Protection Status:   none
User Fees: none

Info about Mount Cayley ...




Route Ratings Starting
Elevation
Elevation
Gain
Roundtrip
Distance
Notes
Quality Effort Ascent Descent
Ski Mountaineering Routes:  
Route Info
10.5
4100 ft
(1250 m)
5900 ft
(1800 m)
19 miles
(30 km)
Route info...                                                                              

Upcoming additions: Topographic map showing all ski routes.


| Panoramic version of the photo at top, showing the entire Mount Cayley massif from the east
in June, with the braod snow domes of Powder Mountain at right center
(photo by Amar Andalkar) <click to enlarge>

More photos, routes, links, references, etc. coming soon...
Please contact me with any suggestions, additions, or corrections.


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