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Mount Tupper  British Columbia
Ranges: North America Ranges / Columbia Mountains / Selkirk Mountains / Big Bend Ranges / Hermit Range

Height: 2804 m -> 9199 feet
Prominence?: 254 m  
Line Parent?: Swiss Peak (3 km away, at bearing 314 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Rogers (4 km away)

Location:   51.33577,-117.49864     51:20:09, -117:29:55   11U 465264 5687282 (37 km W of Golden). NTS Mapsheet: 082.N.06   AreaCode: FL17/DE39
First Ascent: 1906 Wolfgang Koehler, Edward Feuz Jr, Gottfried Feuz
Towering Tupper: A Fun Climb
About 3 km east of Rogers Pass and directly above Hwy 1 on the north side. A prominent quartzite tower with a huge 1500 m south face. It is an interesting peak that is formed of mostly high quality rock that offers some of the best climbing in the Rogers Pass region. Recorded routes range from 5.3 to IV 5.9 A3.

Name Notes: Named for Sir Charles Tupper, who was Canada's sixth Prime Minister, and one of the fathers of confederation. He was prime minister for just 69 days. Charles Tupper was Premier of Nova Scotia, and led Nova Scotia into Confederation. Note that on the 1:50K, the whole massif is called "The Hermit". According to David Jones, it was renamed by an order of council to "Mount Tupper". Note that there is already another mountain called Hermit just to the north.

Trip Reports within 1 km
35 2011.08.07 Third time lucky on Mount Tupper, West Ridge 5.4 Alex Joseph
25 2001.09.16 Mount Tupper - West Ridge Route Jason Dixon
18 2000.07.30 Mount Rogers - Swiss glacier headwall Route Jason Dixon

Comments
2012.01.30 Height Notes Robin Tivy

Paper Maps
1:400000Best of The Icefields Parkway Gem Trek
1:400000Canadian Rockies (Explorer's Map and Guide) Gem Trek
1:600000Southwest Alberta Southeast B.C. Explorer's Map (Road Map) Gem Trek
 

Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
14 Towering Tupper: A Fun Climb Sandra McGuinness
8 Mount Tupper from Rogers Pass Kyle Martens
8 Mount Tupper - West Ridge Jason Dixon
7 West Ridge of Mount Tupper Sandra McGuinness
7 Mount Tupper - West Ridge Crux Jason Dixon
6 Mount Tupper - The Hermit and the Crux Rick Collier
6 Mount Tupper: The Hermit Rick Collier
5 Mount Tupper's West Ridge Rick Collier
5 Tupper - South Face from Rogers Pass Drew Brayshaw
4 Mount Tupper from the South (Telephoto) Rick Collier
4 Mount Tupper from Rogers Pass Rick Collier

Placename Photos
8 Mount Rogers, Mount Macdonald, Truda Peak, Mount Sifton from Mount Tupper Summit Panorama Alex Joseph
8 The Rogers Massif Rick Collier
7 Sifton from Tupper Rick Collier
5 Cheops Mountain from the Northeast Rick Collier
5 Mount Tupper Zoran Vasic
5 Hermit Range in Winter Jason Dixon
3 Looking North From Uto Peak Drew Brayshaw
2 Mount Sir Donald from the Northwest Rick Collier