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Brenta Spire  British Columbia   #2530
Ranges: North America Ranges / Columbia Mountains / Purcell Mountains / Bugaboo Group

Height: 2958 m -> 9705 feet
Prominence?: 313 m  
Line Parent?: Bugaboo Spire (2.0 km away, at bearing 216 degrees)
Greater Parent: Bugaboo Spire (2.0 km away)

Location:   50.75991,-116.77235     50:45:36, -116:46:20   11U 516056 5623152 (46 km W of Edgewater). NTS Mapsheet: 082.K.15   AreaCode: FL06/HH57
First Ascent: 1938 M. Schnellbacher; L. Coveney; S. Hendricks; P. Olton; P. Prescott
Brenta Spire
Brenta Spire is the highest and middle of the three granite spires on a cirque west of Cobalt Lake. Its west face drops down to the Vowell Glacier. The summit is blocky but the rock is generally better than nearby Cobalt Lake Spire. All summit routes are scrambles.

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Paper Maps
1:250000Banff National Park Gem Trek
1:600000Southwest Alberta & Southeast British Columbia Gem Trek

Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
11 Brenta Spire Kyle Martens
5 Brenta Spire from Wallace Doug Brown

Placename Photos
7 Bugaboo Spire with Cobalt Lake Myk Kurth
5 Wallace Pano Doug Brown
4 The Bugaboos from Brenta Spire Paul Baker
2 Brenta Spire Pierre Signore