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Mount Webb  British Columbia   #1216
Ranges: North America Ranges / Pacific Cordillera Range / Cascade Range / Canadian Cascades / Skagit Range

Height: 2164 m -> 7100 feet
Prominence?: 254 m  
Line Parent?: MacDonald Peak (1.6 km away, at bearing 196 degrees)
Greater Parent: MacDonald Peak (2.0 km away)

Location:   49.05110,-121.45640     49:03:04, -121:27:23   10U 612785 5434284 (31 km SE of Agassiz). NTS Mapsheet: 092.H.03   AreaCode: EM91/AE55
North Face of Webb - Winter
A rocky horn of a peak southeast of Radium Lake. The northwest ridge is prominent while the west and south sides are rounded and domelike.


1. Webb - South Ridge Class 2 scramble. Approach via Radium Lake trail, then gain the Webb-MacDonald col, one hour further on from the lake. From the col, continue up nice granitic scrambling, some "hard class 2" involved (6 foot high walls with tree pulling required) to the spacious summit, about 1 more hour up from the col, which sports a huge cairn and great views of all the peaks around Chilliwack Lake. The route is somewhat reminiscent of the standard route on Needle Peak.
2. Northwest Ridge Class 3. A pleasant scramble on sound rock. Ascend from Radium Lake through forest strip between avalanche swathes to objective ridge. Continue directly to summit.
3. West face (1984) A. Ourom, K. Haberl. 5th class. Climb 4 or 5 pitches somewhere on the west face. Infrequently repeated, and more than somewhat bushy.
4. NE face (The Digestive System) (1997) D. Brayshaw, C. Fleet, E. Hutton, D. Wilm . 5.10b or 5.10+. A line up the vague NE buttress or rib of Webb. Approach via notch in NW ridge, descend below N face and traverse to objective. Two variations exist to the first pitch, 10b cracks on the left, 10+ roofs on the right. Climb two more pitches moving up and right to cross the arete (5.7, 5.9R); three low quality pitches of mixed heather and rock (to 5.6) complete the route to the upper NE ridge which is scrambled to the summit.

Trips within 1 km
40 2002.08.22 The East Ridge of MacDonald Jordan Peters
52 2002.07.16 Wet, Wet, Wet: Solo Ascent of Mount Webb Christopher Brayshaw
24 1997.09.01 Mt Webb - first ascent of The Digestive System Drew Brayshaw
13 null Northwest Ridge of Mt. Webb Route Drew Brayshaw

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Paper Maps
1:40000Chilliwack East Recreational Map - GPS Based Trail Ventures BC
 

Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
7 North Face of Webb - Winter Drew Brayshaw
5 Mount Webb from Northwest Dean Richards
4 Mount Webb - Northeast Face Fred Touche
4 Scary slab Drew Brayshaw
3 Mount Webb from Radium Lake Drew Brayshaw
3 First Pitch of the Digestive System (Hutton/Fleet var.), Mount Webb Drew Brayshaw

Placename Photos
7 Chilliwack Lake from Mount Meroniuk Simon Chesterton
5 Rexford and Slesse from Mount Webb Klaus Haring