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Snowy Mountain  British Columbia
Ranges: Snowy Mountain Protected Area

Height: 2589 m -> 8494 feet
Prominence?: 714 m  
Line Parent?: Cathedral Peak (24.3 km away, at bearing 254 degrees)
Greater Parent: Remmel Mountain (28.0 km away)

Location:   49.04917,-119.86861     49:02:57, -119:52:07   11U 290401 5436886 (24 km E of Quiniscoe Lake). (16 km SW of Cawston). NTS Mapsheet: 082.E.04   AreaCode: EL99/AI46
First Ascent: Saturday July 09, 1904 Sledge Tatum and George E. Loudon, Jr.
Snowy Mountain - East Side
Located east of Cathedral Park and due south of Keremeos, about 5 km north of the US border. A trail leads to its summit. The eastern flank drops 2000 m to the Similkameen Valley, making this the easternmost summit of the Cascades.

Snowy Mountain is a long day or two day trip from road end. It can be seen from the south Okanagan and Anarchist Summit on Hwy 3., rising about 2000m above the Okanagan Valley on the west side south of Oliver and just north of the border.

Snowy is the centerpiece of the new Snowy Mountain Provincial Park which adjoins Cathedral Park.

The mountain itself has a long north ridge, with a subpeak Snowy N2 almost as high as Snowy. It also has a long southwest ridge with several subpeaks.

Route Summaries exist for this mountain, but are only available to paid members.

Trip Reports within 1 km
75 2011.09.03 Snowy Mountain - Cathedral Park Hiking Loop Robin Tivy
68 2011.09.03 Eight Days in Big Sky Country (Snowy Mountain and Cathedral Park) Sandra McGuinness
66 2005.09.28 Snowy Mountain: A Return In Fall Stephen Skog
12 2002.08.01 Snowy Mountain Route Route Darrin Caruso
10 2001.07.31 Nine people to Snowy Mountain . . . almost. Darrin Caruso


Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
19 Snowy Mountain Northeast Ridge Stephen Skog
13 Subpeaks of Snowy Mountain - Labelled Panorama Stephen Skog
12 Snowy Mountain - Northeast Aspect Stephen Skog
11 Snowy Mountain with Golden Larches Stephen Skog
5 Snowy Mountain - East Side Stephen Skog
-3 Snowy Mountain Rocky Summit Darrin Caruso

Placename Photos
16 Chopaka Peaks from Northwest Stephen Skog
9 Joe Mills Mountain from the slopes of Chopaka Mountain Simon Chesterton
9 Spruce Grouse or "Fool Hen" Stephen Skog
8 Unnamed 2585 M Peak on Susap/Juniper Divide Stephen Skog