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Weeskinisht Peak (Seven Sisters)  British Columbia   #2052
Ranges: Seven Sisters

Height: 2747 m -> 9012 feet
Prominence?: 1862 m above Hudson Bay Pass
Line Parent?: Howson Peak (68.6 km away, at bearing 153 degrees)
Greater Parent: Howson Peak (68.6 km away)

Location:   54.96778,-128.23195     54:58:04, -128:13:55   9U 549170 6091476 (8 km SE of Cedarvale). NTS Mapsheet: 103.I.16   AreaCode: FM48/JC63
First Ascent: 1941 K. Carter; Neal Carter; G. Baker; J. Cade
Seven Sisters from the Skeena Valley
This peak is #36 in Prominence List for British Columbia .This rugged massif is located along Highway 16 between Terrace and Smithers, and is readily visible from around the village of Cedarvale. The upper portion of the massif is glaciated with a long east-west summit ridge that is home to seven named summits. From west to east: Tlooki Peak (2571 m), Weeskinisht Peak (2747 m), Tagai Peak (2660 m), Tingi Peak (2534 m), Kitshin Peak (2580 m), Kletoosho Peak (2597 m), Tuatoosho Peak (2621 m). There's an eights unnamed Sister on the eastermost end of the summit ridge. The north face of the massif is an impressive but loose rock wall that runs along the full length of the summit ridge with numerous unclimbed couloirs.

On the north side of the massif lies the Outpost Peaks group, which is lower than the summit ridge group but nevertheless an important mountaineering objective. A mining road reaches the alpine just west of the summit ridge, and this is the standard approach route.

Neal Carter climbed the highest (Weeskinisht) in 1941, most of the rest were climbed in 1962. Sister Seven remained until 1967, and required 22 hours up, with a bivouac.

Trip Reports within 1 km
63 2017.09.04 Weeskinisht Peak Climb Matthew Reid

2004.01.01 Proof from old Mtn record field Drew Brayshaw

Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
17 Seven Sisters from the Skeena Valley David Campbell
11 West End of Seven Sisters Seen from Skeena Valley in Autumn Ed Cooper
8 Seven Sisters Peaks Fred Touche
7 Seven Sisters Summit Christoph Dietzfelbinger
6 Seven Sisters from the base of Artemis Peak Bryan Last
6 Weesxanist Peak - Seven Sisters Bryan Last
5 Seven Sisters Peaks from the Northeast (Hazelton) Dean Richards
4 Seven Sisters Weeskinisht view Sean Kerr
4 Seven Sisters from Hwy 16 Martin Berka
2 Seven Sisters Trevor Doerksen

Placename Photos
11 On the Summit of Weeskinisht looking east towards Tagai Peak Matthew Reid