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Mount Goodsir (Mount Goodsir South Tower)  British Columbia   #1630
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Park Ranges / Ottertail Range

Height: 3567 m -> 11703 feet
Prominence?: 1887 m above Vermilion Pass
Line Parent?: Mount Assiniboine (63.9 km away, at bearing 125 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Assiniboine (64.0 km away)

Location:   51.20194,-116.39750     51:12:07, -116:23:51   11U 542093 5672455 (18 km S of Lake O'Hara). (23 km S of Field). NTS Mapsheet: 082.N.01   AreaCode: FL16/CD09
First Ascent: 1903 C. Fay; H. Parker; C. Hasler; C. Kaufmann
The Goodsirs from Goodsir Pass Trail
This peak is #19 on the Height List for British Columbia . This peak is #33 in Prominence List for British Columbia .Mount Goodsir is located in Yoho National Park, about 25km south of Field, BC. It is in the Ottertail Range, which lies south of the Ottertail River (Kicking Horse River). The south tower is the highest point of the Mount Goodsir massif.

Name Notes: Adopted in 1904, after John Goodsir. Named by James Hector in 1858. There were two Goodsir brothers, John Goodsir and H.D.S. Goodsir. John Goodsir was Professor of Anatomy at Edinburgh University where Hector studied. H.D.S. was the surgeon on the Erebus, one of the two ships on the last Franklin Expedition.

Trip Reports within 1 km
55 2004.08.14 Traverse Of The Goodsirs Jason Thompson
22 1991.08.03 A Rest Day Ascent of Sentry Rick Collier
34 1991.08.02 Goodsir South Tower (Southwest Ridge) and Sentry Peak Route Rick Collier

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Paper Maps
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Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
18 The Goodsirs from President Pass David Wasserman
12 Goodsir South from Goodsir North Rick Collier
11 The Goodsir Massif from Martins Peak Rick Collier
10 The Goodsirs from Goodsir Pass Trail Klaus Haring
8 Peaks to the West of the Ottertail River Rick Collier

Placename Photos
4 Northeast Face of Goodsirs Dean Richards