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Mount Beguin  British Columbia   #2660
Ranges: North America Ranges / Columbia Mountains / Purcell Mountains / Pioneer Group / Settler Group

Height: 2852 m -> 9357 feet
Prominence?: 542 m  
Line Parent?: Mount Lake (5.9 km away, at bearing 61 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Hamill (15.0 km away)

Location:   50.14611,-116.78694     50:08:46, -116:47:13   11U 515223 5554898 (27 km N of Kaslo). NTS Mapsheet: 082.K.02   AreaCode: FL06/BH48
First Ascent: Sunday August 03, 1969 Curtis A. Wagner, Hugh Ector, Bruce Beck via southwest ridge from Mount Bulmer
Mount Beguin from the Southwest
The highest peak in the Settlers Group, about midway along the NE to SW running alpine ridge that comprises the group. There is a remnant glacier on the north ridge.

Name Notes: Named in 1969 by Curtis Arthur Wagner after Charles & Ruth Beguin. They settled in Argenta B.C. and their house was always open to visiting climbers.


1. South Face to West Ridge Class 2. Hike up an easy low angle ramp to the west ridge and scramble east to the summit.

Trips within 1 km
62 2015.08.17 Lake Bonny Gem and Mount McLeod Dean Richards
49 2012.08.25 Once More Into The Wild: Scrambles In The Settlers Group Sandra McGuinness

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Paper Maps
1:600000Southwest Alberta & Southeast British Columbia Gem Trek
 

Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
14 The Settlers Group: Winter, Bulmer and Beguin Sandra McGuinness
9 Mount Beguin from the Southwest Sandra McGuinness

Placename Photos
13 Bacchus Ridge from Mount Willet Dean Richards
12 Mount Bulmer from Mount Beguin Dean Richards
4 Settler Group from the Northwest (telephoto) Dean Richards