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Mount McBride  British Columbia   #1367 (HG25)
Ranges: North America Ranges / Pacific Cordillera Range / Insular Mountains / Vancouver Island Ranges

Height: 2083 m -> 6834 feet
Prominence?: 918 m  
Line Parent?: Golden Hinde (9.6 km away, at bearing 227 degrees)
Greater Parent ?: Golden Hinde (10.0 km away)

Location:   49.72194,-125.65028     49:43:19, -125:39:01   10U 308980 5511087 (17 km N of Westmin Mine). (29 km E of Gold River). NTS Mapsheet: 092.F.12   AreaCode?: EM95/HG25
Mount McBride from Buttle Lake
This peak is found between Wolf River and Buttle Lake. It is a broad summit which formerly had a glacier on the NW side. There is a steeper ESE face. The Ministry of Environment has an automated snow pillow measuring device on the west side at about treeline. Their web site shows 'water equivalent of snow' graphs for this site, which is listed under the heading 'Wolf River'.

It is clear from the shape of the mountain why Mt Rundle has been referred to as 'the Mt McBride of Banff'.

Name Notes: Sir Richard McBride (1870-1917), an early Premier of BC, has two mountains named after him, as well as a community (SE of Prince George). This mountain is one, and Mt Sir Richard in Garibaldi Park is the other.

Trips within 1 km
42 2004.07.30 Marble Meadows: Strathcona Limestone David Campbell


Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
11 Mount McBride from Treeline on Mount Adrian in Winter. Sandy Briggs
6 Mount McBride and Marble Peak David Campbell
5 Mount McBride from Buttle Lake Justin Lynch
5 Mount McBride from Brewster Lake Jarrod Gunn-McQuillan
4 Summit Ridge on Mount McBride David Campbell

Placename Photos
9 Cream Lake in late August Lucas Earl
7 Mount Albert Edward Panorama ID Key Sandy Briggs