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Mount Benson  British Columbia   #12811
Ranges: North America Ranges / Pacific Cordillera Range / Insular Mountains / Vancouver Island Ranges

Height: 1023 m -> 3356 feet
Prominence?: 668 m  
Line Parent?: Mount DeCosmos (12.4 km away, at bearing 254 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount DeCosmos (12.0 km away)

Location:   49.14972,-124.05111     49:08:59, -124:03:04   10U 423351 5444632 (12 km W of Duke Point). (9 km W of Nanaimo). NTS Mapsheet: 092.F.01   AreaCode: EM94/BA45
This hill is immediately behind (W of) Nanaimo. A road leads to the summit. It is a popular hiking destination for Nanaimo residents. There are supposed to be caves somewhere on the mountain. Good views of the Strait of Georgia and across to the mainland.

Trip Reports within 1 km
35 2007.06.29 Mount Benson: Nanaimo's Grouse Grind David Campbell


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10 Mount Benson from Westwood Lake David Campbell