Monthly Archives: November 2017

MOONRAKER PEAK & UN 2760

MOONRAKER PEAK   2836m   9304′ At the head of Canyon Creek, and south of the head of Grizzly Creek. It is the highest in the Dogtooth Group and is directly west of Golden, but not visible from the town. Surveyors and … Continue reading

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VERMONT GROUP PEAKS

VERMONT PEAK   2862m    9390′ A dome-shaped shale summit, the highest point of the ridge between Vermont and Malachite Creeks. Surveyed at 9391 feet, and climbed by the Survey. Map 82K/14 Westfall River 1. FA 1907, route unknown 2. South … Continue reading

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VERMONT GROUP

The Vermont Group is somewhat irregular in shape, and is confined by Hatteras, Syncline and Malachite Creeks on the west and northeast, by Vowell Creek on the east, and by Snowman Pass, Crystalline Creek and its middle fork on the … Continue reading

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MOUNT SIBBALD & ALICIA OVERLOOK

MOUNT SIBBALD (ALPHA)   2670m   8760′ Mount Sibbald is on the southwestern rim of International Basin at the head of Bobbie Burns Creek. 1. North Ridge. Ascend over snow slopes at the head of the Basin, and the north ridge is … Continue reading

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INTERNATIONAL, BATTLEMENT, SANDILANDS & STRUTT MTS

INTERNATIONAL MT    3100m   10171′ The highest summit of the group. There are views: Assiniboine and the Goodsirs, the Bugaboos, Vowells, Mount Conrad, the Hatteras Group, Nemo, Moby Dick, Pequod and Sir Donald. 1. Northwest Ridge. From camp in International Basin, … Continue reading

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MALACHITE & HORSEMAN SPIRES, UN2560 & RICHARDS PK

MALACHITE SPIRE 3040m Malachite Spire is a chimney-like rock tower located 0.5 km north of Horseman Spire.  1. North Ridge. From camp at 2350 meters (7700 feet), ascend the east tongue of Carbonate Glacier (see Richards Peak). Start on the … Continue reading

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CAIRNE, UNNAMEDs, CARBONATE MOUNTAINS

CAIRN MOUNTAIN   2660m   8727′ Located on the northeastern end of the group, map 82N/2 McMurdo. FRA 1907, route unknown, but probably first climbed by prospectors. UNNAMED 2700m   8858′ Southwest of Cairn Mt, between Cairn Mountain and Un. 2730m, map 82N/2 … Continue reading

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CARBONATE GROUP

The limits of the Carbonate Group are Bobbie Burns Creek on the northwest and north, Duncan River on the west, Hatteras and Syncline Creeks on the south, and Malachite Creek on the southeast. Malachite Pass, at the heads of Syncline … Continue reading

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SPILLIMACHEEN GROUP PEAKS

CARIBOU PEAK 2610m   8563′ Caribou Peak is 9km NNW of Silent Mountain, between Spillimacheen and Beaver Rivers. UNNAMED 2610m  8563′ Located 4.5 kilometres NNW of Silent Mountain. 1. Southwest Ridge. The FA group climbed the southwest ridge from the connecting … Continue reading

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SPILLIMACHEEN GROUP

A triangular area containing the group is outlined by the Spillimacheen River on the northeast, Bobbie Burns Creek on the southeast and the Beaver and Duncan Rivers (Purcell Trench) on the west. The most popular spot is the summits forming … Continue reading

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