Eastpost Spire, British Columbia

Prominence: 168 m, 551 ft

Elevation: 2728 meters, 8950 feet

True Isolation: 0.73 km, 0.45 mi
Peak TypeUnofficially Named Peak
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)50° 44' 42'' N, 116° 45' 58'' W
50.745055, -116.766005 (Dec Deg)
516509 E 5621501 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
State/ProvinceBritish Columbia
County/Second Level RegionEast Kootenay

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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 25
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 23)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2000-07-16 by Jan Triska
     2013-07-28 by H-Steven Song
     2014-08-05 by Kristian Kalsing (GPS Track)
     2014-09-19 by Evan Battaglia
     2017-08-06 by Chad Christensen
     2018-08-24 by Seán Caulfield (GPS Track)
     2018-08-31 by wolf tone

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This is the smallest of the large, free-standing granite towers of the Bugaboo range. Eastpost Spire can be accessed via a mainly scrambling route (start the hike-in from the Kain hut)- Grade I climb, with some Class 4 moves in the upper sections.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 168 m/551 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 188 m/616 ft
  Line Parent: Crescent Spire
  Key Col: 2560 m/8399 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.73 km/0.45 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 50.7483, -116.775
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Crescent Towers-Central Tower  (WNW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Intermountain West
Range3: Columbia Mountains
Range4: Purcell Mountains
Range5: Bugaboos Area
Drainage BasinsColumbia
Pacific-Western USA
Pacific Ocean
Topo MapHowser Creek 82 K/10 1:50,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the database by Jan Triska.

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