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Howson Peak  British Columbia   #2027
Ranges: North America Ranges / BC Interior Mountains / Hazelton Mountains / Bulkley Ranges / Howson Range

Height: 2759 m -> 9052 feet
Prominence?: 1869 m  
Line Parent?: Klin Peak (350.0 km away, at bearing 147 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Waddington (376.9 km away)

Location:   54.41859,-127.74380     54:25:07, -127:44:38   9U 581513 6030822 (54 km SW of Telkwa). NTS Mapsheet: 093.L.05   AreaCode: FM47/EH14
First Ascent: Wednesday July 16, 1958 Adolph Bitterlich, Bill Lash, John Owen
Skiing in the Howson Range
This peak is #35 in Prominence List for British Columbia .Located in the Howson Range, on the divide between the Telkwa River and Kitimat River. The first ascent in 1958 followed an attempt a year earlier by Rex Gibson, which resulted in his death.

Name Notes: Peak was named after John Howson, a prospector and teamster in the Telkwa area in the years after WWI. There is also a Howson Creek. (Source: Christoph Dietzfelbinger, UIAGM guide since 1981.

Route Summaries exist for this mountain, but are only available to paid members.

Trip Reports within 1 km

2014.02.25 2nd Proof - Waddington is parent, Robin Tivy
2011.03.31 Names, Meaning and Place (Placenames around Howson Peak) Christoph Dietzfelbinger
2004.03.08 Initial prominence proof (Garde Pass) Glenn Woodsworth

Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
28 Howson Peak - First Ascent Route Christoph Dietzfelbinger
18 Skiing in the Howson Range John Baldwin
14 Howson Peak from Solitaire Peak (Pyrite Peak) Christoph Dietzfelbinger
13 Howson Peak from Tom George Plateau Christoph Dietzfelbinger
7 Iceflow Glacier below Howson Peak Bryan Last

Placename Photos
11 Mount Henderson and Andesite Bryan Last