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Unnecessary South Peak (Unnecessary Mountain)  British Columbia   #2101
Ranges: North America Ranges / Pacific Cordillera Range / Coast Mountains / Pacific Ranges / Britannia Range

Height: 1548 m -> 5079 feet
Prominence?: 118 m  
Line Parent?: West Lion (1.8 km away, at bearing 35 degrees)
Greater Parent: West Lion (1.8 km away)

Location:   49.44467,-123.20015     49:26:41, -123:12:01   10U 485491 5476909 (20 km SW of Mountain Lake). (3 km SE of Lions Bay). (5 km S of Brunswick Mountain). NTS Mapsheet: 092.G.06   AreaCode: EM93/EC40
Unnecessary Mountain
See True Location of Unnecessary Mountain The Howe Sound Crest trail now goes around the flank of Unnecessary Mountain on the east side. The Howe Sound Crest trail in this vicinity is a sub-alpine ramble with extensive views across Howe Sound to the Tetrahedron Plateau. The mountain may also be reached directly from Lions Bay via a steep Unnecessary Mountain Trail (access to this trail is from the gated road leading to the Harvey Creek water reservoir.)

Trip Reports within 1 km
46 2006.04.29 Howe Sound Crest Ski Traverse Paul Kubik
13 null Unnecessary North sans view, with Mathieu Brett Logan

2012.08.16 How many summits of Unnecessary Mountain? Robin Tivy

Paper Maps
1:20000North Shore Trail Map - 2nd Edition Trail Ventures BC

Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
8 Dead Tree on Unnecessary Steve Sproule
6 Unnecessary Mountain Steve Sproule
5 Unnecessary Gully Martin Ortmayr
5 Sunset on Unnecessary South Peak Serguei Okountsev
5 Northeast Side of Unnecessary Mountain Jordon Easton
4 Unnecessary Mtn. from Mt. Gardner Marek Labecki