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Logan East Peak (Stuart Peak)  Yukon Territory   #15754
Ranges: North America Ranges / Pacific Cordillera Range / Saint Elias Mountains / Icefield Ranges

Height: 5898 m -> 19350 feet
Prominence?: 198 m  
Line Parent?: Mount Logan (2.2 km away, at bearing 243 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Logan (2.0 km away)

Location:   60.57558,-140.36836     60:34:32, -140:22:06   7V 534617 6715682 (2 km NE of Mount Logan). NTS Mapsheet: 115.C.09   AreaCode: GO00/FD76
First Ascent: Saturday June 01, 1957 Don Monk, Kermith Ross, Cecil Ouellette, Dave Collins, Gil Roberts
Viewing East Peak while descending from Mount Logan summit
This peak is #3 on the Height List for Yukon Territory .This peak is the third highest summit of the Mount Logan massif, and is often the final objective for climbers ascending Mount Logans east ridge. It is often referred to as the "East Peak" of Logan. It consists of a east-west trending roof-top ridge that is usually ascended from the southeast.

Name Notes: Named after the Stuart royal family of England. Charles Stuart (King Charles I) who was beheaded in March 1625. He engaged in a struggle for power with Parliament; he was an advocate of the divine right of kings. Some in Parliament, however, feared that he was attempting to gain absolute power. There was widespread opposition to many of his actions, especially the levying of taxes without Parliament's consent. The last years of Charles's reign were marked by the English Civil War; he was opposed by the forces of Parliament (which challenged his attempts to augment his own power) and by Puritans (who were hostile to his religious policies).

1. Access: East Ridge from Alaska Highway From the Alaska Highway hike to the head of Slims Creek to the terminus of the Kaskawulsh Glacier. Ski up the south fork of the Kaskawulsh to a pass north of Queen Mary. Head down the north branch of the Hubbard Glacier to the junction with the east branch of the Hubbard Glacier, then eastward to the East Ridge base camp. See East Ridge from Alaska Highway for details.
2. East Ridge (June 25-Aug 2, 1957) Don Monk, Kermith Ross, Cecil Ouellette, Dave Collins, Gil Roberts. Class 4 climbing on snow covered rock.. From landing strip, climb 200m to gain ridge at 2700m. Climb class 4 ridge. Continue upward to 4000m, above that it is glacier travel to southeast ridge. Equipment: Ice Axe, Crampons, Pickets, Rope

Trips within 1 km
53 1999.05.06 It's Sooooo Big! Climb of Logan East Ridge Jeremy Frimer
116 1998.05.04 The Logan Dissolution - Solo Climb of Mount Logan Fred Touche
12 null Logan - Sketch Map of East Ridge Route Jeremy Frimer
17 null Mount Logan East Peak - Generic Route Description Route Robin Tivy


Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
19 Mount Logan's East Peak from Hubbard Glacier Fred Touche
11 Normand Begin on the Summit of Logan David Henry
6 Viewing East Peak while descending from Mount Logan summit David Henry

Placename Photos
11 Mount Logan West Peak and East Peak David Henry