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Battle Range
Parent Area: Duncan Ranges

Area: 536 sq km.Location: The Battle Range is one of several ranges lying south of Glacier National Park and northeast of Arrow Lake. The eastern boundary is the Duncan River, which divides the Purcells from the Selkirks. The northern boundary is Battle Brook. The south-west boundary is the Westfall River, Kellie Creek. Terrain: Very steep and heavy snow, numerous pocket glaciers. In winter, this area is noted for spectacular powder snow avalanches.

Note that while the Sugarloaf group is officially considered part of the Battle Range, for all other intents and purposes it is considered part of the Deville Ranges, not the Battle Range.

Top Trips
A Return Visit With The Great White Whale: 2010 KMC Climbing Camp Sandra McGuinness
A Southern Selkirk Haute Route Jeff Volp
Dancing Around the Great White Whale: Climbing in the Melville Group Sandra McGuinness
Feather Spire and Mazinaw Mountain (The Dying Days of the Duncan FSR, Part 2) Dean Richards
A short climb of Ledge Peak NE Ridge Klaus Haring

Top Photos
Mount Proteus and Moby Dick Mountain Jeff Volp
Thumb Spire Jeff Volp
Nautilus Mountain from SW Klaus Haring
Sugarloaf Mountain from the East (Telephoto) Dean Richards
Moby Dick Mountain Jeff Volp
South Side of Mount Ahab and Mount Butters Sandra McGuinness
Gyr Mountain from the Northeast Dean Richards
Claggart Peak Jeff Volp
Feather Spire - North Face Dean Richards
Mainmast Peak from Foremast Peak (Southwest) Sandra McGuinness
More Photos

Alpine Journal Articles
1979 Battle Brook to the Battle Range Phil Smith
Paper Maps