Sentinel Pass - From Paradise Valley
I hiked the 17 km Larch Valley to Paradise Valley trek over Senitinel Pass this weekend. I've been on both the Larch and Paradise Trails before but never over the pass. The trail starts at Moraine Lake (1885 m), travels up Sentinel Pass (2611 m) and down through Lake Annette and Paradise Valley (1720 m). This is the view of Sentinel Pass from the Paradise Valley side where we decended. It is a very steep rocky trail where the cairns seem to blend into the rock fall. It's a bit more a scramble than a hike. Another group travelling up the pass seemed to lose their way and ended up on a very steep slope with large, loose rock and they knocked several large boulders down the pass. Fortunately no one was below. Be careful if hiking this part of the trail.
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