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Farnham Tower  British Columbia   #2592
Ranges: North America Ranges / Columbia Mountains / Purcell Mountains / Farnham Group

Height: 3387 m -> 11112 feet
Prominence?: 132 m  
Line Parent?: Mount Farnham (1.0 km away, at bearing 186 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Farnham (1.0 km away)

Location:   50.49750,-116.48556     50:29:51, -116:29:08   11U 536487 5594074 (30 km W of Wilmer). NTS Mapsheet: 082.K.08   AreaCode: FL06/EE98
First Ascent: Wednesday August 12, 1914 A. H. & E. L. MacCarthy, Conrad Kain
Mount Farnham and the Farnham Tower - Closeup
This peak is #54 on the Height List for British Columbia .A striking molar shaped tower on the north end of the Farnham massif and clearly visible from the Columbia Valley and many peaks. The standard approach for the east side is from McDonald Creek.

Route Summaries exist for this mountain, but are only available to paid members.

Trip Reports within 1 km

2004.01.01 Proof from old Mtn record field Kevin Altheim

Paper Maps
1:100000Kootenay National Park Gem Trek
1:600000Southwest Alberta Southeast B.C. Explorer's Map (Road Map) Gem Trek

Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
12 Mount Farnham and the Farnham Tower - Closeup Kevin Altheim
11 Farnham Tower and Mount Farnham Sandra McGuinness

Placename Photos
13 360 Degrees of Freedom: A Purcell Panorama Doug Brown
10 Mount Peter from SW Klaus Haring
8 Farnham and Farnham Tower from Delphine Rick Collier
4 Spearhead Peak and Shamrock Lake Kevin Altheim
4 McDonald Creek Kevin Altheim
2 Farnham Group from the Bugaboos (Telephoto) Dean Richards