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Snowcrest Mountain  British Columbia   #4860
Ranges: North America Ranges / Columbia Mountains / Purcell Mountains

Height: 2880 m -> 9449 feet
Prominence?: 995 m above Rose Pass
Line Parent?: Bivouac Tower (45.1 km away, at bearing 354 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Findlay (59.0 km away)

Location:   49.55194,-116.51722     49:33:07, -116:31:02   11U 534920 5488928 (24 km W of St Mary Lake). (26 km SE of Crawford Bay). NTS Mapsheet: 082.F.10   AreaCode: EL96/FF51
First Ascent:  not known
Snowcrest Mountain from the Southwest
The first peak in the Canadian portion of the Purcells to exceed 9000 feet. Easily identifiable by a distinctive pyramid shape and its namesake north face snowfield. An easy scramble from most directions, although its southeast ridge makes a sporting climb.

Trips within 1 km
23 2009.09 Upper Meachen Skyline traverse Chris Ferguson
38 2004.07.09 Scramble Route on Snowcrest Mountain Route Sandra McGuinness


Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
16 Snowcrest from the West Sandra McGuinness
12 Snowcrest Mountain from the Northwest Dean Richards
10 Snowcrest Mountain from the Southwest Dean Richards

Placename Photos
12 Mount Evans from the West Dean Richards
11 White Grouse Mountain from Snowcrest Mountain Dean Richards
11 East Aspect of Mount McKay Dean Richards
10 Burdett Peak from Southeast Dean Richards
9 Sphinx Mountain from the Southeast Dean Richards
7 Higgins Peak from the Southeast (telephoto) Dean Richards
6 North Face of Snow-1 Dean Richards