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Mount Sir John Abbott (Mount Kiwa)  British Columbia   #227
Ranges: North America Ranges / Columbia Mountains / Cariboo Mountains / Premier Range

Height: 3398 m -> 11148 feet
Prominence?: 593 m  
Line Parent?: Mount Sir Wilfrid Laurier (4.3 km away, at bearing 104 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Sir Wilfrid Laurier (4.0 km away)

Location:   52.81083,-119.79417     52:48:39, -119:47:39   11U 311684 5854887 (31 km SW of Tete Jaune Cache). NTS Mapsheet: 083.D.13   AreaCode: FL29/IH19
First Ascent: 1927
This peak is #52 on the Height List for British Columbia .Located west of Sir Wilfrid Laurier, at the south end of the west wall of Kiwa Glacier, with its western slopes draining into Black Martin Creek and its eastern slopes into Kiwa Creek.

SW side of Kiwa Glacier, W of Valemount in the Premier Range, Cariboo Land District.
 Mount Sir John Abbott formerly Mt Kiwa was first climbed in 1927, 50 years after Confederation. The base camp was near the terminus of the Kiwa Glacier, with an advance camp at 1750 m still in the trees on the east wall of the glacier. The route circles around the peak to get onto the south ridge, in order to avoid an icefall/crevasses flowing north from the peak. The ascent is mostly on the crest of the ridge, going onto the rocky east face in places.

Name Notes: Adopted in 1927, after the Right Honourable Sir John Joseph Caldwell Abbott, Canada's third Prime Minister.

Trip Reports within 1 km

2004.03.17 Col is at top Mike Cleven

Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
15 Mount Sir John Abbott behind Kiwa Glacier Steve Sheriff

Placename Photos
13 Premier Range Panorama Klaus Haring
8 Mount Mackenzie King, Mount Sir John Abbott and North Canoe Glacier John Scurlock