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Mount Bishop  British Columbia   #558
Ranges: North America Ranges / Pacific Cordillera Range / Coast Mountains / Pacific Ranges / Fannin Range

Height: 1509 m -> 4951 feet
Prominence?: 613 m above Fannin Lake Pass
Line Parent?: Mount Jukes (15.9 km away, at bearing 347 degrees)
Greater Parent: Bagpipe Peak (19.6 km away)

Location:   49.43028,-122.92722     49:25:49, -122:55:38   10U 505277 5475292 (5 km SW of Head of Indian Arm). (12 km N of Belcarra). NTS Mapsheet: 092.G.07   AreaCode: EM92/EJ32
First Ascent: Sunday August 09, 1908 FRA: BCMC party of 19, led by Fred Mills
Mount Bishop Upper Slopes from 1300m
Located on the northern border of Mount Seymour Provincial Park, highest point on the divide between Seymour Water Reservoir and Indian Arm. The original ascent was by Fred Mills and a large BCMC party via a boat up Indian Arm and then up Bishop Creek. Despite being close to vancouver, it was seldom climbed more than once or twice a year after that, although with the recent trails up from Seymour River, ascents are more frequent. As of 2006, it is still very likely you would have the peak all to yourself, although there may be 8 or 10 ascents a year.

Name Notes: Named after Joseph Charles Bishop, the first president of the British Columbia Mountaineering Club (BCMC). Joseph Bishop was killed in the early 1900's on Mount Baker.

Route Summaries exist for this mountain, but are only available to paid members.

Trip Reports within 1 km
43 2010.07.24 Mount Bishop Self Propelled - Bike and Swim Robin Tivy
34 2008.08.20 Mt. Bishop from the Seymour Bikeway Darlene Anderson
28 2006.07.02 Mount Bishop in a Day Klaus Haring
47 2006.07.01 Mount Bishop Loop - Backcountry Tour of Seymour Park Robin Tivy
55 1998.09.12 Mount Bishop, Elsay, and Runner Peak Robin Tivy
13 null Mount Bishop via Elsay Lake Route Robin Tivy


Paper Maps
1:20000North Shore Trail Map - 2nd Edition Trail Ventures BC

Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
11 Mount Bishop Upper Slopes from 1300m Robin Tivy
10 Mt Bishop First Ascent In 1909 David Grantham
8 Mount Bishop from Vicar Lakes Robin Tivy
7 Mount Bishop Eastern Aspect Simon Chesterton
5 Mount Bishop from the South Anthony Mallinson
4 Bishop and Elsay from Indian Arm Vida Morkunas
3 Bishop and Elsay from the Seymour Fish Hatchery Vida Morkunas

Placename Photos
9 Looking North From Mt. Seymour - Elsay, Bishop, Meslilloet, Mamquam, Pinecone Drew Brayshaw
8 Mount Eldee from Bivouac Mountain Simon Chesterton
7 Vicar Lakes from Mount Bishop Trail Robin Tivy
4 Fannin Range from the West Craig Williams