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Prominent Peaks of Southwest British Columbia

Peaks with over 1000m of Prominence

Showing Mike Stinson's first Winter ascent dates for climbed peaks (0 out of 51, or 0%)

RankPeak Prom-M  Elev-M Range (Level 5)AscentsAscent Date
1.Skihist Mountain24482968Lillooet Range7 
2.Whitecap Mountain15332918Pemberton-Bralorne Area14 
3.Wedge Mountain22492892Garibaldi Area50 
4.Mount Brew10352891Lillooet Range10 
5.Shulaps Peak13452880Chilcotin Ranges8 
6.Mount Seton15802855Lillooet Range22 
7.Mount Ethelweard11822819Pemberton-Bralorne Area0 
8.Mount Sampson12512811Pemberton-Bralorne Area10 
9.Mount Matier12412783Lillooet Range46 
10.Overseer Mountain16792749Squamish River Valley12 
11.Tremor Mountain12612691Garibaldi Area3 
12.Castle Towers Mountain10902676Garibaldi Area18 
13.Mount Tantalus14782603Jervis-Howe Area7 
14.Silvertip Mountain18562596Skagit Range21 
15.Mamquam Mountain11092588Garibaldi Area13 
16.Ashlu Mountain11792561Squamish River Valley7 
17.Birkenhead Peak17812506Pemberton-Bralorne Area22 
18.Mount Pitt10572487Garibaldi Area0 
19.Mount Outram11012461Hozameen Range36 
20.Traverse Peak10002460Lillooet Range0 
21.Mount McLean12542427Pemberton-Bralorne Area5 
22.Welch Peak14202420Skagit Range14 
23.Rainbow Mountain10032314Squamish River Valley23 
24.Chimai Mountain10932306Jervis-Howe Area4 
25.The Nipple12372299Lillooet Range12 
26.Stoyoma Mountain11472267Far Northern Cascade Range16 
27.Mount Judge Howay16272262North Vancouver Ranges4 
28.Ember Mountain10162256Garibaldi Area0 
29.Robertson Peak15022252North Vancouver Ranges0 
30.Mount Jimmy Jimmy10082208Jervis-Howe Area21 
31.Golden Hinde21972197Vancouver Island14 
32.Elkhorn Mountain10242194Vancouver Island10 
33.Grainger Peak11922183North Vancouver Ranges9 
34.The Old Settler12322132Lillooet Range4 
35.Fire Mountain10712112Garibaldi Area0 
36.Mount Robie Reid12512095North Vancouver Ranges17 
37.Mount Albert Edward12012093Vancouver Island20 
38.Sky Pilot Mountain12362031North Vancouver Ranges50 
39.Alexandra Peak10601983Vancouver Island1 
40.Cloudburst Mountain10491871Squamish River Valley26 
41.Mount Arrowsmith14191819Vancouver Island51 
42.Brunswick Mountain12941788North Vancouver Ranges68 
43.Tetrahedron Peak11641739Jervis-Howe Area6 
44.Golden Ears10021716North Vancouver Ranges63 
45.Klitsa Mountain13891639Vancouver Island8 
46.Mount Joan11311556Vancouver Island8 
47.Mount McRae10141534North Vancouver Ranges11 
48.Mount Spencer10191454Vancouver Island3 
49.Mount Crickmer10391359North Vancouver Ranges28 
50.Spipiyus Peak12501260Jervis-Howe Area10 
51.Mount Towincut10491249Vancouver Island2 

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List Description

For the purposes of this list, Southwest British Columbia is defined as having these boundaries:

From the US border, the boundary goes north via the Similkameen River and Route 5A to Merritt, then NW along Route 8 to Spences Bridge. The line then follows Highway 1 to Lytton, then goes north along Highway 12 to Lillooet before curving north around the Shulaps Range via the Yalakom River. The line then heads generally south towards the headwaters of the Bridge River and then to the Elaho River before cutting across to Jervis Inlet, the western boundary of the area.

Also included are peaks on Vancouver Island south of Route 28.

This area was selected so that the resulting peak lists would have a good variety of peaks yet not be terribly daunting to complete. Extending the list further northwest into the Coast Range would heavily skew the list towards major expeditions to very remote areas. For the typical skilled and ambitious Vancouver area climber, this list should provide a good set of objectives.


Thanks for Adam Walker and Steven Song for their input and help with this list.


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