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Tweedsmuir Peak  British Columbia   #4987
Ranges: North America Ranges / BC Interior Plateau / Nechako Plateau

Height: 2194 m -> 7198 feet
Prominence?: 1094 m above Glatheli Lake Pass
Line Parent?: Michel Peak (10.0 km away, at bearing 183 degrees)
Greater Parent: Michel Peak (10.0 km away)

Location:   53.66111,-126.47056     53:39:40, -126:28:14   9U 667131 5948790 (79 km SW of Burns Lake). NTS Mapsheet: 093.E.09   AreaCode: FM36/GE67
Tweedsmuir Peak is located in the northernmost portion of Tweedsmuir Provincial Park. It's surrounded by pleasant heather slopes that are home to a heard of caribou. The northeast face is the only steep section of this generally mellow peak. The quickest approach consists of paddling across Ootsa Lake to a group of hunter cabins located on a small peninsula about 4.5 km east-southeast of the mouth of Macivor Creek. From the cabins, a good horse trail runs for about 15 km southwest to a destroyed cabin at Wolverine Pass, the saddle between Tweedsmuir Peak and Mount Wells to the north. From the pass, the north or northeast ridges of Tweensmuir Peak offer easy summit routes.

Name Notes: This peak was named for John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir (August 26, 1875 - February 11, 1940), was a Scottish novelist and politician who served as Governor General of Canada.

Lord Tweedsmuir travelled throughout Canada, including the Arctic regions. He took every opportunity to speak to Canadians and to encourage them to develop their own distinct identity. He wanted to build national unity by diminishing the religious and linguistic barriers that divided the country. Lord Tweedsmuir was aware of the suffering experienced by many Canadians due to the Depression and often wrote with compassion about their difficulties.

Trips within 1 km
85 2005.08.04 Quanchus Range Bushwhack Fred Touche

2004.01.01 Proof from old Mtn record field Mike Cleven
2004.01.01 Proof from old Mtn record field Mike Cleven

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