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Porcupine Peak  Alberta   #33852
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Front Ranges / Murchison Group

Height: 2972 m <- 9750 feet
Prominence?: 213 m  
Line Parent?: Quill Peak (3.5 km away, at bearing 34 degrees)
Greater Parent: Quill Peak (3.0 km away)

Location:   51.81342,-116.49327     51:48:48, -116:29:36   11U 534932 5740408 (16 km N of Bow Lake). (46 km N of Field). (8 km N of Observation Peak). NTS Mapsheet: 082.N.16   AreaCode: FL16/IE19
Porcupine Peak
This peak sits at a junction on the ridge divide between Silverhorn Creek and Dolomite Creek. It has continuous ice along the north face and also the east face, all the way to Conical Peak.

Name Notes: Named for Porcupine Creek which flows north from it.

Trips within 1 km
52 2015.08.12 Quill Peak via Silverhorn Creek Bill Leach
43 2014.10.17 Conical Peak Via Silverhorn Creek Bill Leach

Comments
2013.05.02 Prominence Notes Robin Tivy

Paper Maps
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Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
11 Porcupine Peak Vern Dewit

Placename Photos
10 Porcupine Peak from the South Rick Collier