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Traverse Peak  British Columbia   #4807
Ranges: North America Ranges / Pacific Cordillera Range / Coast Mountains / Pacific Ranges / Lillooet Ranges / Breakenridge Group

Height: 2460 m -> 8071 feet
Prominence?: 1010 m above Mason Pass
Line Parent?: Gowan Peak (33.3 km away, at bearing 321 degrees)
Greater Parent: Skihist Mountain (48.2 km away)

Location:   49.75472,-121.94889     49:45:17, -121:56:56   10U 575712 5511890 (39 km W of Boston Bar). NTS Mapsheet: 092.H.13   AreaCode: EM91/HJ54
First Ascent: 1977 D. Kasian; B. Rundle
Traverse Peak
Traverse Peak is at the north end of a 3km-long ridge between Snowshoe and Stokke Creeks. It is the highest peak in the Lillooet Ranges south of the Nahatlatch River (i.e. in the Harrison East/Southern Lillooet Ranges Area). Traverse Peak is most easily approached from the 7200ft col, 1km west of Mt Breakenridge. Descend from the col ~200m into a shallow, glaciated hollow. Traverse Peak may be climbed directly from the south via steep snow slopes or from along the long ridge to its SE.


1. Access Via Snowshoe Creek Road Snowshoe Creek road is badly overgrown with alder, after leaving Silver Main. The only known survivors of this approach received a horrible thrashing. It's a dark hole encircled with cliff bands and slabby bluffs
2. Access Via
Stokke Creek Road Off Harrison Lake. Inaccessible to private vehicles.
3. South Slopes NTD . Approach from the south is NTD. Some class three reported on sub-peaks further south (if traversing from Breakenridge). Refer to CAJ 1978.

Trips within 1 km

Comments
2004.01.01 Proof from old Mtn record field Mike Cleven
 

Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
15 Peaks above Stokke Creek Drew Brayshaw
11 Traverse Peak from Mount Breakenridge Summit Fred Touche
9 Traverse Peak Paul Kubik
6 Traverse Peak and Mount Breakenridge Simon Chesterton

Placename Photos
7 Harrison-Big Silver Divide Drew Brayshaw