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jesselillis

Lillooet 1/1-1/2; advice/roomshare

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Partner and I are planning to hit Lillooet this weekend despite >0 temp and possible rain.

 

1 Advice for places that are less likely to be melted out/affected by warming Ts?

 

2 We'll probably stay at Mile-0 (or some other local hotel)- is anyone else going up that wants to pack 4 into a room to save some money?

 

3 Also willing to carpool (we have vehicle) if you are have similar objectives and travel plans (leave Fri afternoon/early evening, return late-ish sunday night).

 

PM responses to 2+3

 

-Jesse

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Often Marble Canyon stays a bit colder than Lillooet. Check out Oregon Jack, tends to be colder in there. Haven't been following temp trends, but if it has been cold enough that a lot of the Duffey is well in, the higher climbs should hold out for a bit in warmer weather.

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as Matt says, most of the climbs are 400m or more higher than Lillooet, so shld be 2C to 5C colder. forecast is 4C-5C, so i'd expect the Duffey and Bridge River canyon to be right around freezing - shld be OK. but bring every pair of gloves you own...

 

Marble Canyon is always colder, both becuz of altitude and becuz it's out of the coastal influnece that creeps up the Fraser Canyon to Lillooet. the Clinton forecast gives a better idea of what to expect:

http://www.weatheroffice.gc.ca/city/pages/bc-91_metric_e.html

 

another excellent source of temp info is drivebc:

http://www.th.gov.bc.ca/weather/

navigate to either the south coast or south interior region maps, then click a triangle to get current weather - also highway cams... there is info at cayoosh summit (duffey lk road) and carpenter lake (bridge), etc.

 

as for which routes are in, etc, just follow:

http://www.westcoastice.com/

 

maybe see you there.

 

cheers,

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Last weekend it was arctic at Rambles and up on the Duffy, so while the forecast even for town might be warmer, the conditions up on the Duffy and at Marble will be just fine.

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