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Mount Odin  British Columbia   #2235
Ranges: North America Ranges / Columbia Mountains / Monashee Mountains / Gold Range

Height: 2971 m -> 9747 feet
Prominence?: 2409 m above Eagle Pass
Line Parent?: Torii Mountain (212.4 km away, at bearing 345 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Sir Wilfrid Laurier (273.0 km away)

Location:   50.55172,-118.12925     50:33:06, -118:07:45   11U 420001 5600585 (17 km NW of Mouth of Pingston Creek). (40 km NW of Nakusp). NTS Mapsheet: 082.L.09   AreaCode: FL08/FB52
First Ascent: 1928 L. Harris
Mount Odin from Odin E2
This peak is #9 in Prominence List for British Columbia .Located 6 km northeast of trails in Monashee Provincial Park, and 13 km west of the Arrow Lakes. This is the highest peak in the southern half of the Monashee Mountains. Despite its proximity to Monashee Park, the peak is fairly remote. The approach from the west (Monashee Park) requires steep descent and detailed navigation in crossing Ledge Creek. The peak itself is a high rocky summit when seen from Monashee Park, with no glaciers visible. However it is the source of the large Frigg Glacier. The east ridge via the Frigg Glacier is the standard route.

Name Notes: Odin is the chief god in Norse mythology and Norse paganism. He is a god of wisdom, war, battle and death. He is also attested as being a god of magic, poetry, prophecy, victory and the hunt.

1. Frigg glacier to east ridge (1928) Harris, LE, Topographical Survey Party. Class 2, easy glacier walk. From the broad col to the east of Mt Odin (215997) hike up the glacier to the false summit on the east ridge (9300'). The upper ridge beyond here is an impressive class 2 scramble to the summit with no real exposure. Equipment: Glacier gear

Trips within 1 km
27 2006.09.06 Mount Odin Afoot Andrew Strand
79 2006.09.01 Overland to Mount Odin - Trip Report Robin Tivy
37 2006.09.01 Mount Odin via Monashee Park Trails Route Robin Tivy
86 2003.07.26 Striking It Rich in the Gold Range Doug Brown
57 2002.07.22 Mount Odin - Access and Climbing Routes Klaus Haring

2004.03.06 There is nothing higher south Robin Tivy
2004.03.06 Prominence Proof: Odin is highest in south Drew Brayshaw

Paper Maps
1:600000Southwest Alberta & Southeast British Columbia Gem Trek

Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
26 Mount Odin from Odin E2 Klaus Haring
15 Mount Odin from Below Fosthall Klaus Haring
12 Mount Odin and Saturday Peak Klaus Haring
9 East Ridge of Mt Odin Sandra McGuinness
8 Northeast Face of Odin Peak Yann Bourdon
8 Mount Odin and Saturday Peak from the NW Doug Brown

Placename Photos
11 Gold Range from Mount Fosthall Klaus Haring
4 Gold Range Panorama Doug Brown