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Mount Marriott (Aspen Peak)  British Columbia   #1052
Ranges: North America Ranges / Pacific Cordillera Range / Coast Mountains / Pacific Ranges / Lillooet Ranges / Cayoosh Range / Cayoosh Range West

Height: 2735 m -> 8973 feet
Prominence?: 753 m above Haylmore-Cayoosh Pass
Line Parent?: Mount Seton (25.8 km away, at bearing 43 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Seton (25.8 km away)

Location:   50.45387,-122.51003     50:27:14, -122:30:36   10U 534783 5589211 (15 km NW of Duffey Lake). (26 km NE of Pemberton). NTS Mapsheet: 092.J.07   AreaCode: FM02/EF51
Marriott- East Side
A dry, blocky and impressive looking summit at the head of the North Branch of Cayoosh Creek. These days, the peak is most commonly approached from the Duffey Lake Road, following a good trail into Marriott Basin (Grid 375860 on 92 J/8). Marriott Basin provides open and pleasant rambling in summer and in recent years, has been the site of two BCMC Christmas sled camps. The lakes are swimmable in August and early September. An ideal weekend objective. Marriott is the highest peak in the Western Cayoosh.

Name Notes: Named to remember RCAF Flying Officer Terrence James Marriott, J8641, enlisted at Vancouver; serving with 511 Squadron when he was killed in action 23 March 1943 (circumstances not cited). With no known grave, F/O Marriott's name is inscribed on the Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, UK, panel 174.


1. SE Ridge Class 3. Can be approached from the Upper Cayoosh Valley (i.e. Duffey Lake area) through the Marriott Basin. The ridge includes gendarmes and much scrambling. Equipment: Sturdy scrambling gear.
2. North Ridge Depends on routefinding ability. Could be up to 5th class. From the road up the east side of Eight Mile Creek, swing into next valley east and hike up until under the summit. Swinging S of the final peak makes it possible to avoid the Class 5 gap in the N Ridge. Equipment: Scrambling gear

Trips within 1 km
26 2019.09.21 Mt Marriott in the fog Vincent Hanlon
21 1987.12.31 Mt Marriott Christmas Solo Robin Tivy
29 1987.12.24 Mount Marriot - BCMC Christmas Ski Trip, 1987 Steve Grant
15 1982.01.01 Marriott - Southeast Ridge Route Robin Tivy
10 null Marriott - Southwest Flank Route Robin Tivy

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Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
17 Mount Marriott - Northeast Face Fred Touche
12 Marriott: Standard Approach Keith Freeman
8 Cayoosh and Marriott from Tszil Simon Chesterton
7 On the East Ridge above Marriott Basin Mitch Sulkers
7 Marriott Basin hike 49 (Sara & Zoey + Mt Marriott) Cliff Jennings
6 Marriott Ridge Above Marriott Basin Mitch Sulkers
4 Marriott- East Side Jeremy Frimer

Placename Photos
11 The Western Cayoosh and Joffre from Matier Summit Mitch Sulkers
10 Nichols Peak - NW aspect from Stanza Peak Lucas Earl
10 Rohr W2 Simon Chesterton
6 Cassiope Peak from Mount Marriott Simon Chesterton
4 Cayoosh Mountain and the Three Joffre Lakes Lucas Earl
4 Cayoosh Mountain Summit Fred Touche
4 Eastern Cayoosh: Ridges upon Ridges Mitch Sulkers
3 Western Cayoosh Range Fred Touche