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Opal Cone  British Columbia   #5101
Ranges: North America Ranges / Pacific Cordillera Range / Coast Mountains / Pacific Ranges / Garibaldi Ranges

Height: 1736 m -> 5696 feet
Prominence?: 86 m  
Line Parent?: Atwell Peak (3.1 km away, at bearing 308 degrees)
Greater Parent: Atwell Peak (3.0 km away)

Location:   49.82384,-122.97529     49:49:26, -122:58:31   10U 501777 5519045 (13 km S of Garibaldi Lake). (14 km NE of Brackendale). NTS Mapsheet: 092.G.15   AreaCode: EM92/IJ27
Opal Cone
An extinct volcanic crater located at the south end of the Garibaldi Neve. It can easily be climbed from most sides. The normal approach is via Elfin Lakes and across Ring Creek to a rooftop gravel morraine on the southeast side.

Trip Reports within 1 km
54 2016.01.10 Spire Peaks - Super Couloir from Diamond Head Parking Lot Ryan Allderman
67 2009.05.30 Mamquam Marathon via Elfin Lakes Fred Touche
47 2008.04.22 Packing the Spearhead and Garibaldi Neve traverses into one day Dan Blaugrund
53 2007.09.08 Brohm Ridge - Garibaldi/Dalton Dome - Elfin Lakes traverse in summer Bram van Straaten
19 2006.07.23 Adam/Culbert Route (E Face of Atwell-Garibaldi Col, then W Face of Pyramid) Route Robin Tivy
29 2006.07.23 Garibaldi - East Face, South of Summit Pyramid - Major Guidebook Problem Paul Adam
51 2006.05.14 Garibaldi Neve Traverse - Waypoints South to North Route Robin Tivy
79 2006.05.11 Backbone of Garibaldi Park: McBride Ski Traverse Robin Tivy
59 2006.05.11 McBride Traverse - Diamond Head to Whistler - Route Description Route Robin Tivy
50 2003.05.10 Blue Skies On The Garibaldi Neve Paul Baker
43 2002.05.12 McBride Traverse - Whistler to Diamond Head Kurt Fickeisen
60 2002.05.11 McBride Traverse - An Alternate Route to the Squamish-Whistler Highway Jordan Peters
60 1998.04.02 The 1998 Garibaldi Neve Traverse: Cold, Confusion and Clouded Judgement Steve Grant
70 1987.08.01 Garibaldi - Into the Wilderness Randy Stoltmann
41 1968.08.16 Early climbs of Mount Garibaldi Klaus Haring


Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
12 Skiing Eastward from the Opal Cone to Mamquam Lake Steph Durocher
6 Opal Cone Steve Sproule

Placename Photos
7 Ring Creek Lava Flow and Mount Garibaldi in Winter Frank W. Baumann
5 Atwell and Garibaldi from near Mount Alpen Drew Brayshaw
4 Hiking the Moraine on the way to Opal Cone Martin Ortmayr