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Whitecap Mountain  British Columbia   #1041
Ranges: North America Ranges / Pacific Cordillera Range / Coast Mountains / Pacific Ranges / Bendor Range

Height: 2918 m -> 9573 feet
Prominence?: 1533 m above Railroad Pass
Line Parent?: Bridge Peak (84.0 km away, at bearing 276 degrees)
Greater Parent: Monmouth Mountain (95.0 km away)

Location:   50.71667,-122.50945     50:43:00, -122:30:34   10U 534631 5618433 (16 km W of Seton Portage). NTS Mapsheet: 092.J.10   AreaCode: FM02/HF10
First Ascent: 1929 J.T. Underhill topographic survey (first recorded ascent); may have been climbed earlier by prospectors
Whitecap Mountain from Mount Bobb
This peak is #91 in Prominence List for British Columbia .Whitecap Mountain is the highest peak in the Bendor Range. It's located at the heads of Connel and Whitecap Creeks. It's an impressive mountain flanked by a couple of glaciers to the north, and with a steep northern ice face offering some obscure routes. In Fairley's guide, Whitecap is the third highest summit listed. Access is via overgrown logging roads that run along Connel Creek. Bushwhack to the head of the valley, and scramble up the southwest slopes to reach the summit.

Name Notes: The name is remarkably apt, as Whitecap rises substantially above its surroundings and is often capped with snow when all surrounding peaks are bone dry.

Trip Reports within 1 km
55 2014.07.28 Cadwallader Range Traverse John Baldwin
53 2005.08.23 Whitecap Mountain: No Muss, No Fuss Andrew Strand
25 1998.05.16 Whitecap Mtn. from McGillivray Pass Silke Strassburger
12 null Whitecap Mountain via Connel Creek Route Tim Blair

2004.01.01 Proof from old Mtn record field Robin Tivy

Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
21 A Family of Mountain Goats on the Slopes of Whitecap Mountain Don Funk
14 Whitecap Mountain from Connel Creek Don Funk
10 Whitecap Mountain from Mount Bobb Fred Touche
8 Whitecap Mountain Brian Buick

Placename Photos
11 The Head of Connel Creek and Mount Piebiter Don Funk
9 Noaxe Peak and the distant Bendor Range Klaus Haring
7 Star Mountains north face Lee Lau
6 Truax, Lost Peak (Coloratura), and Whitecap from South Jordan Peters
5 View of Standard Ridge and mountains south of McGillivray Pass area from McGillivray Ridge Lee Lau
5 Mt McGillivray from McGillivray Pass Lee Lau
4 Star Mountain from Standard Ridge Lee Lau
4 North From Sun God - Cadwallader Range Drew Brayshaw
3 Glacier on Ronnie's Col with Mt Piebiter to the north in the clouds Lee Lau
3 View of Whitecap Peak from Seton Beach Mike Cleven
3 Aerial Panorama of Whitecap Icefields Mike Cleven
2 Bendor Range from Sloan Drew Brayshaw