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Cerberus Mountain  British Columbia   #1995
Ranges: North America Ranges / Pacific Cordillera Range / Coast Mountains / Pacific Ranges

Height: 3138 m -> 10295 feet
Prominence?: 1073 m above Cabin Creek Pass
Line Parent?: Monarch Mountain (21.9 km away, at bearing 102 degrees)
Greater Parent: Monarch Mountain (22.0 km away)

Location:   51.93921,-126.18883     51:56:21, -126:11:20   9U 693231 5758011 (55 km SE of Hagensborg). NTS Mapsheet: 092.M.16   AreaCode: FM16/JB38
First Ascent: 1961 G. Whitmore; J. Wilson; R. Houston
Cerberus Mountain - Northeast Side
Located west of Mount Monarch on the Monarch Icefield. A steep glaciated mountain, it is typically ascended as part of a traverse of the Monarch Icefield. Avalanche conditions can be dangerous.

Name Notes: Adopted in 1955, named after Cerberus, the mythical three-headed dog that guards the gates of Hell.

1. Cerberus Mountain - From Upper Jacobson Glacier Drop S across the head of the Sumquolt Glacier and ski though the pass with Basin Peak (9000 ft) to climb into the cirque immediately W of Cerebus. A steep snowslope can be followed to the summit (possibly with skis in good conditions).

Trips within 1 km
44 2002.07.31 Northeast Arete of Cerberus Mountain: III, 5.6, snow and ice to 45 degrees. Matt Perkins
45 2002.05.01 Cerberus Mountain Climbing Route on Skis Route Don Funk
48 1996.05.05 Monarch Icefield Ski Traverse Betsy Waddington


Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
16 Cerberus Mountain - Northeast Side Don Funk
11 Cerberus West Ridge John Scurlock
9 Cerberus Mountain from NE (Summit of Dagon) Fred Touche
8 Cerberus Northeast Face John Scurlock
5 Cerberus Mountain from the South John Scurlock
4 Cerberus Mountain - West Side Don Funk
3 Cerberus East Face John Scurlock

Placename Photos
12 Jacobsen Glacier Labelled Mini-Panorama Jeff Volp
10 Jacobsen Lake and the Frozen Circle of Hell Drew Brayshaw