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Guard Mountain  British Columbia   #617
Ranges: North America Ranges / Pacific Cordillera Range / Coast Mountains / Pacific Ranges / Garibaldi Ranges

Height: 2177 m -> 7142 feet
Prominence?: 217 m  
Line Parent?: Deception Peak (1.3 km away, at bearing 132 degrees)
Greater Parent: Castle Towers Mountain (5.0 km away)

Location:   49.90861,-122.98556     49:54:31, -122:59:08   10U 501037 5528470 (3 km SE of Garibaldi Lake). (20 km NE of Brackendale). NTS Mapsheet: 092.G.15   AreaCode: EM92/JJ08
First Ascent: 1911
Guard Mountain - South Side
A rugged rock tower on the southeast side of Garibaldi Lake, and on the west side of the Sphinx Glacier. Access is most commonly done in the winter or spring by crossing Garibaldi Lake on skis to the Burton Hut. From the hut, gain the col between Guard Mountain and Deception Peak. Scramble along the south ridge across an exposed section to reach the summit.

Trip Reports within 1 km
42 2015.04.22 Horizontal Mountaineering on Garibaldi Lake Steve Grant
57 2013.05.10 Circumnavigate Table Mountain on Skis Robin Tivy
36 2003.04.05 Garibaldi Neve in a Day (Solo Trip) James Floyer
55 2001.03.23 Garibaldi Neve Traverse...The Ideal Trip! Justin Bennett
38 2000.02.19 Garibaldi Neve under ideal conditions Wilf LeBlanc
22 1998.02.28 Garibaldi Neve - La traversee annuelle du BCMC Pierre Signore


Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
10 Guard Mountain - Northwest Side Eric DeGiuli
6 Guard Mountain - South Side Fred Touche
4 Guard Mountain - West Side Fred Touche
3 Guard Pass Scott Nelson

Placename Photos
10 Guard Mountain, Mount Garibaldi, and the Table at Sunset Alan Nurmeste
9 View South-southeast from The Black Tusk Steve Sproule
8 Fuscian Peak, Corrie Peak, and Helm Peak from Flute Summit Lucas Earl
7 View East from Garibaldi Lake Martin Berka
5 Classic Garibaldi Lake Panorama Lucas Earl