Central Purcell Mountains

Range TypeGeographically-defined sub-range
Highest PointMount Hamill (3274 m/10,741 ft)
States/ProvincesBritish Columbia
Area6,313 sq km / 2,438 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent107 km / 67 mi North-South
95 km / 59 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long50° 4' N; 116° 18' W
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Map of Central Purcell Mountains
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Central Purcell Mountains.
Purcell MountainsLevel 4 (Parent)
         Northern Purcell MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Bugaboos AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Farnham-Horsethief AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Central Purcell MountainsLevel 5
         Southern Canada Purcell MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         United States Purcell MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Central Purcell Mountains

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange6
1.Mount Hamill327410,741 
2.Mount Findlay318110,436 
3.Coppercrown Mountain314310,312 
4.Mount Clutterbuck310610,190 
5.Hall Peak304810,000 
6.Mount Lees30229915 
7.Bivouac Tower29999839 
8.Wisdom Tooth29909810 
9.Wall Peak29369633 
10.Nowitka Mountain29359629 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the Central Purcell Mountains

Skookumchuck Mountain
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View of Skookumchuck Lookout while hiking to the high point (2019-08-13). Photo by Andy Martin.
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