Pillbox Peak (Peak 6520) British Columbia #5086
Ranges: North America Ranges / Pacific Cordillera Range / Coast Mountains / Pacific Ranges / Powell Divide
Height: 1988 m -> 6522 feet
Prominence?: 172 m
Line Parent?: Pilldolla Peak (1.7 km away, at bearing 66 degrees)
Greater Parent: Pilldolla Peak (2.0 km away)
Location: 50.29972,-124.15500 50:17:59, -124:09:18 10U 417741 5572594 (16 km E of Head of Powell Lake). (55 km NE of Sliammon ). NTS Mapsheet: 092.K.08 AreaCode: FM04/CB95
First Ascent: 1984 John Clarke
|Located on the divide between Powell Lake and Toba Inlet. This peak is right on the divide. Note that on old 1:50,000 maps, it is wrongly marked with a higher spot height than its parent Pilldolla (peak 6460) two km NE. |
Name Notes: Named according to the "pill" (chinook jargon for "red" theme of the area. A literal translation would be "red Box".
The name of the creek south of this peak and its higher neighbour is from the Chinook Jargon: "pil" (red) + "dolla" (dollar, money); loosely translated "blood money" ("blood" is usually "pil-pil").
Trip Reports within 1 km
39 2016.08.04 North Powell Divide Evan Guilbault
44 2012.08.17 North Powell Divide 2012 Bob Perry
62 2005.07.15 North Powell Divide Traverse Route John Baldwin
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