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Mount VancouverDesignated (Boundary Peak 181)  Yukon Territory   #237
Ranges: North America Ranges / Pacific Cordillera Range / Saint Elias Mountains / Icefield Ranges

Height: 4812 m -> 15787 feet
Prominence?: 2712 m above Water Pass
Line Parent?: Mount Logan (45.1 km away, at bearing 301 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Logan (45.0 km away)

Location:   60.35861,-139.69778     60:21:31, -139:41:52   7V 571844 6692060 (95 km N of Yakutat).   AreaCode: GN09/DG59
First Ascent: 1949 Walter Wood, William Hainsworth, Alan Robertson, Bob McCarter, Noel Odell
Mount Vancouver
This peak is #20 on the Height List for Yukon Territory . This peak is #4 in Prominence List for Yukon Territory .Its northwest ridge was first described by Walter Wood and Bob McCarter as "a long badly corniced tortuous ridge of truly alpine proportions", but none the less, was chosen as the route of the first ascent. The first ascent was made from a base camp that was part of a government project known as "Project Snow Cornice". All the supplies and climbers were flown both in and out, and a series of air drops placed such that the climbers would be able to climb from cache to cache without ferrying loads. However, the mountain itself was still fairly difficult to climb, requiring extensive step cutting and route finding.

Name Notes: See True Location of Mount Vancouver.

Trip Reports within 1 km
60 2005.05.06 Good Neighbor Peak - South Spur 2005 Route Ade Miller


Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
22 Mount Vancouver - Northeast Side Don Funk
14 Mount Vancouver Greg Lane
11 Mount Vancouver and Mount Queen Mary Don Funk
8 Panorama of Mounts Vancouver, Foresta and Seattle Edwina Podemski
7 Panorama of Mounts Vancouver and Cook Edwina Podemski
7 Mount Vancouver Edwina Podemski

Placename Photos
11 Hubsew Peak Jeremy Frimer
9 Mount King George and Mount Vancouver Edwina Podemski
9 St. Elias Panorama from the summit of Mount Kennedy Cam Shute