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Hope Mountain  British Columbia   #1238
Ranges: North America Ranges / Pacific Cordillera Range / Cascade Range / Canadian Cascades

Height: 1844 m -> 6050 feet
Prominence?: 414 m  
Line Parent?: Wells Peak (4.2 km away, at bearing 144 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Grant (10.0 km away)

Location:   49.34750,-121.41778     49:20:51, -121:25:04   10U 614918 5467291 (4 km SE of Hope). NTS Mapsheet: 092.H.06   AreaCode: EM91/DE41
Hope Mountain - Southeast Ridge
Hope Mountain rises steeply and abruptly about 1700 m, immediately southeast of the Hope townsite. The mountain's eastern flank has been been heavily logged and consists mostly of second growth timber and overgrown logging roads. There are massive cliffs on the southwest side as well as some smaller ones on the east side of the north ridge. There are three microwave transmitters on the summit, and another one on a knoll to the southeast. Hope Mountain can be seen to good effect from the lower Fraser Canyon when driving south down the Trans Canada Highway. The summit can be reached from Highway 3 by 4-wheel driving to the end of Hope Mountain Road followed by hiking up the Hope Mountain Trail.

Name Notes: The Halqemeylem name for Hope Mountain is St'am'ya, which means "What are you?"; notes in the Sto:lo-Coast Salish Historical Atlas comment that from upriver it looks like a woman, from downriver it looks like a man. It is believed to have been "transformed".

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9 Hope Mountain - Southeast Ridge Fred Touche
6 Hope Mountain West Face Drew Brayshaw

Placename Photos
6 Ogilvie Peak from the Summit of Hope Mountain Chris Ludwig