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Parent Area: Purcell Mountains
Area: 1520 sq km.Location: The Dogtooth Range is a long range encapsulating the northernmost mountains of the Purcells. They are immediately west of the town of Golden. Its eastern boundary is the Beaver River. The southern boundary is the Spillimacheen River, and its western boundary is the Clumbia River.<br>
Terrain: The Dogtooth Range rises from the Rocky Mountain Trench at only 780m(2550 ft)at Golden to heights of over 2500 m - a significant uplift from valley bottom. Locally recognized mountain features are Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, Gorman Lake, and Quartz Lake, and Canyon Creek. <br>
History: Officially designated trails include Dawn Mountain Nordic Trails (cross-country skiing), Moonraker Trail System (cross-country biking), Gorman Lake, Canyon Creek, and Quartz Lake.
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