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Cassiar Mountains
Parent Area: BC Interior Mountains

Area: 62926 sq km. Location: The Cassiar Range is located in north central British Columbia and south central Yukon. The boundaries are Finlay River (south), Rocky Mountain Trench (east), Liard River (north), and Stikine Plateau (west). Holland defines the area around Mt Cushing, SE of Thudaka Pk, as belonging to the Swannell Ranges, and therefore to the Omineca Mountains, as has been charted here, but in some systems the entirety between the Finlay River and Dease might be naturally construed as the Cassiar Mountains. Terrain: The Cassiar Mountains are mostly made up of gentle flat-topped peaks with summit elevations around 1700-1800 m. The highest peaks are located near the extreme south end of the range where there are several summits above 2400 m. Although it is difficult to generalize about weather conditions, a continental type of climate dominates most of the area.

Top Trips
Northern BC Traverse 1997 - Stewart to Fort Nelson Bob Saunders
1971 Stikine Range exploration Cliff Jennings

Top Photos
Photo of Mount Marilyn (Mount Francis?) from meadow S of Swift River Cliff Jennings
Needlepoint Mountain Matt Lucas
Limestone Peak Matt Lucas
An Epiphany from the Needlepoint Area Matt Lucas
Peaks 12-52 and 13-56 in the Cassiar Mountains Matt Lucas
Mount McDame Matt Lucas
Mount Pendleton Matt Lucas
Simpson Peak Massif, Swift River Area Mike Cleven
Horn S5 and Horn S9 of the Three Sisters Range Matt Lucas
Needlepoint: Not So Much of a Needle Matt Lucas
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