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South Howser Tower (South Howser Spire)  British Columbia   #11554
Ranges: North America Ranges / Columbia Mountains / Purcell Mountains / Bugaboo Group

Height: 3364 m -> 11037 feet
Prominence?: 164 m  
Line Parent?: Howser Spire (0.4 km away, at bearing 310 degrees)Calc Separation

Location:   50.72726,-116.80877     50:43:38, -116:48:32   11U 513497 5619513 (48 km W of Edgewater). (0 km SE of Howser Spire). NTS Mapsheet: 082.K.10   AreaCode: FL06/HI20
First Ascent: 1941 L. Anderson, H. Beckey, L. Boyer, T. Campbell
This peak is #61 on the Height List for British Columbia .The south tower was not climbed until 1941 due to the technical difficulties it presented, and its being overshadowed by the higher North Tower nearby.

Trip Reports within 1 km
40 2006.07.29 Pigeon Spire (West Ridge 5.4) after work with a Brazilian Alex Joseph
43 2005.08.07 Howser Spire - One-Day Ascent of "All Along the Watchtower" Ulysse Richard
51 1999.08.09 Fun & Games on the South Howser Tower - Bugaboos Aaron Jones


Paper Maps
1:250000Banff National Park Canada: Map and Guide in One Gem Trek
1:600000Southwest Alberta Southeast B.C. Explorer's Map (Road Map) Gem Trek

Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
4 Pitch 11 on the Becky/Chouinard Ulysse Richard

Placename Photos
10 The Vowells from the Summit of South Howser Tower Ulysse Richard
5 Looking West to the Bugaboos from Frenchman Mountain Dean Richards
5 West Face of South Howser Tower Ulysse Richard