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Gott Peak  British Columbia   #1055
Ranges: North America Ranges / Pacific Cordillera Range / Coast Mountains / Pacific Ranges / Lillooet Ranges / Brew-Siwhe Group

Height: 2511 m -> 8238 feet
Prominence?: 109 m  
Line Parent?: Moomin Peak (2.9 km away, at bearing 323 degrees)
Greater Parent: Moomin Peak (2.9 km away)

Location:   50.37278,-122.16472     50:22:22, -122:09:53   10U 559398 5580413 (11 km E of Duffey Lake). (38 km S of Seton Portage). NTS Mapsheet: 092.J.08   AreaCode: FM02/DB76
Gott Peak from the Southeast
Located 1.5 km west-northwest of Blowdown Pass. The summit can be reached from the Blowdown Pass via its south-southeast ridge or directly from the Silver Queen Mine road via its south slopes. Both routes are hikes on scree. The summit elevation was measured on June 8, 2001 with a handheld GPS receiver and found to be 2522 m.

Name Notes: The peak was named after Captain Frank Gott who was born around 1850 to mixed parentage. When he was in his 60's, he enlisted in the Expeditionary Forces, in defiance of age regulations, and served as a sniper. Much later, he shot a game warden, and was subsequently hunted down and shot on a hillside and died in a Lillooet jail.

Trip Reports within 1 km
56 2016.07.19 North Stein Divide Traverse JP Doucet
23 2014.09.06 Blowdown Pass. Gott to Taxman Evan Guilbault
56 2010.07.10 Moomin Peak - A long, high Ridge Traverse Robin Tivy
45 2009.07.28 North Stein Divide Traverse John Baldwin
60 2002.07.13 A Walk in the Wild: Blowdown Pass to Van Horlick Creek Sandra McGuinness

2011.03.31 Biography of Frank Gott, native war hero Mike Cleven

Paper Maps
1:50000Stein to Joffre Trail Map Trail Ventures BC
1:50000Duffey Lake John Baldwin Books and Maps

Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
13 Gott Peak: Breaking Storm Mitch Sulkers
9 Eastern Cayoosh Range from near Gott Peak Mitch Sulkers
6 East Ridge of Gott Peak JP Doucet
6 Moomin Peak and Gott Peak From the South - September Robert Bailey
6 Gott Peak from the Southeast Martin Ortmayr

Placename Photos
11 Windfall and Silent Hub NW3 from Darkside Simon Chesterton
10 The Upper Gott Creek Valley From Eyeore Peak Simon Chesterton
8 Gotcha Peak from Slopes of Gott Peak Robin Tivy
6 Silent Hub from Slopes of Gott Peak Robin Tivy
4 Eastern Cayoosh: Ridges upon Ridges Mitch Sulkers