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Deception Peak (Deception Pinnacles)  British Columbia   #616
Ranges: North America Ranges / Pacific Cordillera Range / Coast Mountains / Pacific Ranges / Garibaldi Ranges

Height: 2233 m -> 7326 feet
Prominence?: 143 m above Sphinx Pass
Line Parent?: The Sphinx (1.5 km away, at bearing 85 degrees)
Greater Parent: The Sphinx (2.0 km away)

Location:   49.90086,-122.97227     49:54:03, -122:58:20   10U 501992 5527608 (5 km SE of Garibaldi Lake). (20 km NE of Brackendale). NTS Mapsheet: 092.G.15   AreaCode: EM92/JJ07
First Ascent: 1922 N. Carter; C. Townsend
Deception Peak - Southwest Face
A series of six pinnacles located on the north side of the Phoenix Glacier, between The Sphinx and Guard Mountain. The highest summit is the westernmost one. Most of the pinnacles are easy scrambles. The ususal access on skis across Garibaldi Lake to the Burton Hut. From the hut, ascend the Sphinx Glacier to reach the north side of these pinnacles.

Trip Reports within 1 km
57 2013.05.10 Circumnavigate Table Mountain on Skis Robin Tivy
59 2006.05.11 McBride Traverse - Diamond Head to Whistler - Route Description Route Robin Tivy
79 2006.05.11 Backbone of Garibaldi Park: McBride Ski Traverse 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


Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
9 Deception Peak, The Table Tyler Linn
6 Deception Pinnacles from SW Drew Brayshaw
5 Deception Peak - Southwest Face Fred Touche
3 Deception from the North Alex Gibbs

Placename Photos
9 View South-southeast from The Black Tusk Steve Sproule
8 Skiing up to Guard Pass Scott Nelson