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MOUNT GLADSTONE

MOUNT GLADSTONE    2250m    7350’ Location: Located 9kms NE of Christina Lake in the Christina Range of the southern Monashee Mountains. Late in the season, has thousands of ladybugs on the summit. They hibernate under the rocks. Difficulty: C3 … Continue reading

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BLUEJOINT MOUNTAIN

BLUEJOINT MOUNTAIN   2326m    7631’ When climbing Mt Faith, Bluejoint seems like the most logical point westward to climb. With a lookout tower, access is simple. Location: Difficulty: Elevation gain: Key elevations: Distance: Time: 5 hours including 8kms on 4WD … Continue reading

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MOUNT HOOKER

MOUNT HOOKER   2450m   8,050′ A rarely climbed peak with big elevation gain. Mount Hooker is not visible from the West Arm as it is behind Commander Mt. Location: North of Grey Creek Road, 2.5kms NNW of Sphinx, 4kms SW of Old … Continue reading

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EYEBROW, BIRTHDAY PEAKS & MT GANSNER

EYEBROW   3330m    11,001′ BIRTHDAY PEAKS   3210m   10,560′ MOUNT GANSNER  3002m 9850′ EYEBROW PEAK   3353m   11001′ Major peak at N head of Starbird Glacier, apex of several radiating glaciers. It is probably the easiest 11,000 foot peak in the Interior … Continue reading

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BLOCKHEAD MOUNTAIN

BLOCKHEAD MT   3060m   10,050′ A massif of three summits, the highest (E) being flat-topped, between the S terminal fork of Jumbo Creek and Hamill Creek, an easy pass (8200) connecting the two. 1. Traverse E-W. Reach the pass (8200) E … Continue reading

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MOUNT TYRELL

MT TYRRELL   2820m   9,250′  Map: 82K/2 Lardeau Paul Allen, Steve Horvath and I spent three days in this seldom-visited area from Tuesday, June 3rd, through Thursday, June 5th. After a flight from Johnson’s Landing got us to the alpine, our base … Continue reading

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MOUNT CRAWFORD

MOUNT CRAWFORD   2339m   7675′ This is a short hike. One of the funnier trip reports involved this paragraph: “Dave Cunningham did not enjoy this trip. Dave said there wasn’t any more elevation gain than a trip to the flagpole. A … Continue reading

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SNOWCREST MOUNTAIN

SNOWCREST MT  2865m  9,400′  For many years, Bob Dean has been trying to encourage me (or anyone else) to go with him to Snowcrest Mt, at 9,400 ft the highest in the Purcells south of the Leaning Tower group. On … Continue reading

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BURDETT PEAK

BURDETT PEAK Burdett Pk is located in the southern Purcells east of the Gray Creek Pass and south of the Gray Creek Pass road. It makes an easy day trip with a fine ridge walk, some easy scrambling and no … Continue reading

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PEAKS MT ST MARY’S

RADIANT PEAK  2789m   9150′ A symmetrical snow peak between heads of W and SW ter­minal forks of Findlay Creek and W terminal fork of Dewar Creek. MT ST MARY   2911m   9550′ 12 mi SE of Mt Findlay above S terminal … Continue reading

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