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Taseko Mountain  British Columbia   #1810
Ranges: North America Ranges / Pacific Cordillera Range / Coast Mountains / Pacific Ranges / Chilcotin Ranges

Height: 3063 m -> 10049 feet
Prominence?: 1277 m above Lord Pass
Line Parent?: Monmouth Mountain (34.8 km away, at bearing 220 degrees)
Greater Parent: Monmouth Mountain (34.8 km away)

Location:   51.23350,-123.47319     51:14:01, -123:28:23   10U 466963 5675898NTS Mapsheet: 092.O.03   AreaCode: FM13/CE37
Taseko Mountain from the East
Taseko Mountain, just East of Taseko Lakes, is the ruling summit of the entire South Chilcotin Area. Because of its distance from any road it is seldom visited. Its commanding height is not readily apparent, and often the only clue of its true height is a dusting of white when all peaks surrounding it are brown. It is only when you go west of the Taseko River and begin to get into the Chilko Lake area that you begin to run into higher peaks, the most similar being Mt Tatlow.


1. Access via Taseko Lake Road From Taseko Lake, check road bulletins and drive south as far as possible. No bridges, so creeks like Beece creek must be forded with vehicle. If possible drive as far as spur at Red Mountain, then hike up onto ridge and then final summit via west ridge.
2. Access via Chita Creek A multiday hike from Relay Creek over Powell Pass, and finally Chita Creek. Then north up to the final west ridge of the peak.
3. West Ridge Reach broad upper ridge at 2700m either from North of south, then ramble to final summit. The final summit looks intimidating, but is actually just a walk with occasional use of hands.

Trips within 1 km
76 2003.08.16 A Day Trip on Taseko Mountain Steve Sheriff
37 2000.09.03 North Couloir of Taseko (Right-Hand Direct Variation) Ade Miller
82 2000.09.02 Overland to Taseko Mountain from Relay Creek Robin Tivy
61 1993.08.28 The historic Taseko Mountain Exploration Klaus Haring

Comments
2004.12.02 Prominence Proof Scott Nelson
 

Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
22 Taseko Mountain and Beece Peak Don Funk
11 Climbers on Taseko Mountain Steven Harng
6 Taseko Mountain from the East Brian Buick
6 Taseko Mountain from Taseko Lake David Campbell
5 Taseko Mountain from the North David Campbell
4 Taseko Mountain From West Steven Harng

Placename Photos
11 Beece Peak from West Klaus Haring
9 Microscope Peak from Microscope SE1 Lucas Earl
9 View north from Ochre Mountain to the peaks of the South Chilcotin Lucas Earl
8 The long East Ridge of Beece Peak Klaus Haring
7 Peaks of the Northern Lillooet Icefield -- Labelled Panorama Jordan Peters
7 Aerial Vista of Relay Mountain area with Dil-Dil Plateau in distance Mike Cleven
6 Solitary Alpine Paintbrush below Taseko Mountain Robin Tivy
4 Taseko Mountain North Face Steven Harng