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Catenary Peak  Yukon Territory   #2827
Ranges: North America Ranges / Pacific Cordillera Range / Saint Elias Mountains / Icefield Ranges

Height: 4097 m -> 13442 feet
Prominence?: 397 m  
Line Parent?: Mount Logan (7.5 km away, at bearing 230 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Logan (8.0 km away)

Location:   60.61000,-140.29781     60:36:36, -140:17:52   7V 538443 6719554NTS Mapsheet: 115.C.09   AreaCode: GO00/GC19
First Ascent: 1967
This peak is #47 on the Height List for Yukon Territory .Catenary Peak is named after Catenary Ridge, which connects this peak with Mount Logan's East Peak. Catenary is a word describes the arc formed by a hanging cable. Catenary Ridge is a smooth treacherous band of hanging ice, rock, and snow, which has to date been the only route up Catenary Peak. Doug Herchmer describes a section of the ridge between Catenary Peak and Logan's East peak, termed "the boardwalk" in a 1980 Canadian Alpine Journal Article: "This three-kilometer corniced ice ridge proved to be the most difficult route finding section of the entire climb. Luckily we were able to safely traverse much of it on the leeward side but were constantly threatened by overhanging ice and snow from the cornices above." Map of Catenary Peak

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