Southern Canada Purcell Mountains

Range TypeGeographically-defined sub-range
Highest PointSnowcrest Mountain (2880 m/9449 ft)
States/ProvincesBritish Columbia
Area6,018 sq km / 2,324 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent85 km / 53 mi North-South
123 km / 76 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long49° 23' N; 116° 3' W
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Map of Southern Canada 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 Southern Canada Purcell Mountains.
Purcell MountainsLevel 4 (Parent)
         Northern Purcell MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Bugaboos AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Farnham-Horsethief AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Central Purcell MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Southern Canada Purcell MountainsLevel 5
                 Kianuko AreaLevel 6 (Child)
                 Moyie RangeLevel 6 (Child)
                 McGillivray RangeLevel 6 (Child)
                 Yahk RangeLevel 6 (Child)
         United States Purcell MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Southern Canada Purcell Mountains

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange6
1.Snowcrest Mountain28809449Kianuko Area
2.Mount Evans27348970Moyie Range
3.Hungry Peak26778783Kianuko Area
4.Mount McKay26668747Kianuko Area
5.Peak 235923597740Moyie Range
6.Mount Baker22067238McGillivray Range
7.Yahk Mountain21867172Yahk Range
8.Mount Connell21667106McGillivray Range
9.Plumbob Mountain16685472McGillivray Range
10.Arrow Mountain15044934Kianuko Area
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.
Child Range High Points
RankPeak NamemftRange6
1.Snowcrest Mountain28809449Kianuko Area
2.Mount Evans27348970Moyie Range
3.Mount Baker22067238McGillivray Range
4.Yahk Mountain21867172Yahk Range

Photos of Peaks in the Southern Canada Purcell Mountains

Mount Evans
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Mt Evans (2021-10-03). Photo by mike helminger.
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