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Mount Carr  British Columbia   #613
Ranges: North America Ranges / Pacific Cordillera Range / Coast Mountains / Pacific Ranges / Garibaldi Ranges

Height: 2590 m -> 8497 feet
Prominence?: 140 m  
Line Parent?: Castle Towers Mountain (1.9 km away, at bearing 334 degrees)
Greater Parent: Castle Towers Mountain (2.0 km away)

Location:   49.92398,-122.93107     49:55:26, -122:55:52   10U 504948 5530181 (6 km E of Garibaldi Lake). (21 km S of Whistler). NTS Mapsheet: 092.G.15   AreaCode: EM92/JJ23
First Ascent: 1911 BCMC Party
Mount Carr - West Side
A snow summit east of Garibaldi Lake, on the divide between the Sphinx Glacier and Cheakamus Glacier. Mount Carr is a popular 2 day ski ascent during winter and spring when Garibaldi Lake is frozen. Access is usually via the Garibaldi Lake Trail and skiing across Garibaldi Lake to the Burton Hut. From Burton Hut, ski up the Sphinx Glacier to the west side of Mount Carr. Gain either the south or north ridge, and follow either ridge to the summit. There are also technical rock routes on the short west face.

Name Notes: "Mount Carr", not "Copper Peak" was adopted September 2, 1930 on the Garibaldi Park map. It's named after Frank Edward Carr, a Vancouver post office clerk and BC Mountaineering Club executive member, who served with the 7th Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Forces in Canada, England and France in the Great War, and was killed in action in France 26 April 1915. Carr was born at Ryde, Victoria County, Ontario, 19 December 1886.

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

Trip Reports within 1 km
23 2006.09.05 Mount Carr in a Day Ed A Klassen
40 2006.05.16 McBride Ski Traverse Johnny Mikes
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
9 null Phyllis Engine - West Face Route Todd Ponzini


Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
9 Garibaldi Granite Jeff Volp
6 Mount Carr - East Face Fred Touche
4 Mount Carr - West Side Fred Touche
3 Mount Carr from the West (Garibaldi Lake) Alex Gibbs

Placename Photos
10 Cheakamus Glacier Icefall from Russet Ridge Mitch Sulkers
9 Castle Towers from the North Doug Brown
8 Castle Towers Mountain from Whirlwind Peak Lucas Earl
8 Whirlwind Peak from below the Refuse Pinnacle Lucas Earl
8 Castle Towers Mountain from east of Singing Pass Lucas Earl
7 Forger Glacier Labelled Mini-Panorama Jeff Volp
6 Castle Towers and Phyllis's Engine from Price John Baldwin
5 Classic Garibaldi Lake Panorama Lucas Earl
3 Castle Towers and Phyllis's Engine Jordan Peters