SIFTON TRAVERSE

One of the more popular traverses in Rogers Pass, the Sifton Traverse isn’t best known for the skiing, but rather the views. Leave this for a day with good visibility.

Distance

9.5 km

Elevation

1350 m

Time

5-7 hrs

Aspect

S/E

ROUTE DESCRIPTION

Follow the uptrack on Grizzly Shoulder. Once above the tree line, continue heading North for the col that is just lookers right of Little Sifton. The col is the beginning of the descent that eventually takes you to the Hermit Parking Lot. It’s possible to leave a vehicle here prior to skiing up, or travel along the highway towards visitor centre.

CURRENT CONDITIONS

Mostly Cloudy
Currently
Mostly Cloudy
Today is forecast to be Cooler than yesterday. Chance of snow showers overnight tonight.
Overcast
Tomorrow
03/24 20%
Overcast
Cloudy skies. High 6C. Winds ESE at 15 to 25 km/h.
High 6° / Low -2°
Snow Showers
Monday
03/25 60%
Snow Showers
Mainly cloudy with snow showers around in the morning. High 4C. Winds SSW at 15 to 30 km/h. Chance of snow 60%. Snow accumulations less than 2cm.
High 4° / Low -3°
Snow
Tuesday
03/26 90%
Snow
Snow during the morning will give way to lingering snow showers during the afternoon. High 2C. Winds SW at 15 to 30 km/h. Chance of snow 90%. Snow accumulating 3-7cm.
High 2° / Low -5°

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