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Quartz Peak  British Columbia   #5874
Ranges: North America Ranges / Pacific Cordillera Range / Coast Mountains / Pacific Ranges

Height: 2942 m -> 9652 feet
Prominence?: 492 m  
Line Parent?: Whitesaddle Mountain (5.7 km away, at bearing 42 degrees)
Greater Parent: Whitesaddle Mountain (6.0 km away)

Location:   51.60108,-124.90376     51:36:04, -124:54:14   10U 368153 5718388 (6 km SW of Whitesaddle Mountain). NTS Mapsheet: 092.N.10   AreaCode: FM14/GJ00
First Ascent: 1965 Paul Plummer, Barry Hagen (?)
A high rock peak of the northwest Niut Range located north of Quartz Creek and southwest of Whitesaddle. Rock, unusually for the Niut Range, is largely good granitic rock. The SW side is largely non-technical in nature. The E and N sides are steep rock, snow and ice. On the W ridge are found several large pinnacles.

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

Trip Reports within 1 km
58 2004.05.09 Niut Range 2004 Spring Fling Drew Brayshaw
65 2002.05.10 Niut Range Adventures Spring 2002 Drew Brayshaw

2004.01.01 Proof from old Mtn record field Drew Brayshaw

Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
10 View into the Waddington Range Scott Pick

Placename Photos
16 Niut Range Aerial Panorama Drew Brayshaw
8 The First Ascent of Peak 8700 Drew Brayshaw
8 Climbing on NE Ridge of Quartz Drew Brayshaw
6 Chilcotin Sunrise Drew Brayshaw
6 Niut Range Panorama From South East (Summit of Silver Swan) Drew Brayshaw
6 Pantheon Range Labelled Panorama Drew Brayshaw
3 North Face of Quartz Peak in the Niut Range Scott Pick
3 Exploring in the Niut Range Drew Brayshaw
3 Quartz - Inspecting the North face Drew Brayshaw
3 On Shimmering Ground: Snowslogging in the Niuts Drew Brayshaw
3 Quartz- East Cirque at Dawn Drew Brayshaw
2 Ascending Peak 9000, Niut Range Drew Brayshaw