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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

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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