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Mount Gilbert  British Columbia   #1792
Ranges: North America Ranges / Pacific Cordillera Range / Coast Mountains / Pacific Ranges / Lillooet Icefield / Compton Neve Ranges

Height: 3124 m -> 10249 feet
Prominence?: 474 m  
Line Parent?: Mount Raleigh (5.4 km away, at bearing 359 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Raleigh (5.0 km away)

Location:   50.86185,-124.27264     50:51:43, -124:16:21   10U 410436 5635234NTS Mapsheet: 092.K.16   AreaCode: FM04/IC67
First Ascent: 1954 N. Carter; E. Pigou. L. Blumer; A. Melville; P. Sherman; D. Young; J. Young
Mount Gilbert from the Air
A high peak of the Compton Neve. "The Gilbert and Raleigh area struck us as somewhat aloof and unfriendly" said Bruce Fairley after skiing through the area. Nonetheless he returned to climb a 30-pitch 5.10 ridge route named "The Friendly Giant".

Name Notes: Gilbert is named after Sir William Gilbert, half brother of Sir Walter Raleigh, and the father of English colonization, who took possession of Newfoundland in 1583.

Trip Reports within 1 km


Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
11 Mount Gilbert from the Air Scott Pick
8 Mount Gilbert from the Distant South (Emma Lake Region - Telephoto) Norm Schmidt

Placename Photos
20 Homathko Icefield and Compton Neve from Northwest Drew Brayshaw
13 Mount Gilbert and Cleaver Peaks from Mt. Raleigh, in living b&w Glenn Woodsworth
11 Edmond Peak from the East Klaus Haring
8 Pebble S1 and Pebble Peak from the South Klaus Haring
7 Where is Athelstan? Klaus Haring
5 Raleigh and Gilbert area from the air Cam Shute