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Coast Mountains (Coast Range)
Parent Area: Pacific Cordillera Range

Area: 336966 sq km.   Location: The Coast Mountains, the western range of the North American mainland cordillera (the true Westernmost range is the Insular Range on Vancouver Island), cover the Alaska Panhandle and most of coastal British Columbia. The range is approximately 1600 km long and 200 km wide. Its southern boundary is the Fraser River and its northern boundary the Kelsall River and Haines Road. Terrain: Large portions of the Coast Mountains are composed of granite. The Coast Plutonic Complex is the...more

Top Trips
Across the Coast Mountains: From Taseko Lake to Bute Inlet Scott Nelson
Overland Traverse of Rainbow Range Robin Tivy
Losing Weight: From Slim to Meager (Lillooet Icefield Traverse) Scott Nelson
Quanchus Range Bushwhack Fred Touche
"I won't be in to work tonight" : Skihist Mountain Greg Jones
Pantheon and Waddington Range Traverse David Campbell
Overland to Taseko Mountain from Relay Creek Robin Tivy
Taseko Lake - Canoe, Glacier and Horse Trip Robin Tivy
Escape from South Powell Divide Robin Tivy
In the Footsteps of Malcolm Goddard : Mountains of Chilko Lake Robin Tivy
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Top Photos
Waddington from Northwest Summit Fred Touche
Howson Peak - First Ascent Route Christoph Dietzfelbinger
Mount Ratz from the East John Scurlock
Thunder Mountain - Distant South Side View Don Funk
Monarch Mountain from the Northwest Don Funk
Mount Waddington and Combatant Mtn. Don Funk
Scud Peak and Mount Hickman David Campbell
Skihist Mountain - NE Perspective Justin Brown
Taseko Mountain and Beece Peak Don Funk
Camping below the Face of Birkenhead Mountain Laurent Mingo
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Alpine Journal Articles
The Ski traverse John Clarke
1907 The First Ascent of Mount Garibaldi A. T. Dalton
1928 Mount Waddington W.A. Don Munday
1957 The Accident on Mt. Howson Sterling B. Hendricks
1994 Jump Across Creek John Clarke

Exploring the Coast Mountains on Skis - 2nd Ed
Mountains of the Coast
Exploring the Coast Mountains On Skis