Blue Knight Peak (White Knight) British Columbia #6345
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Kootenay Ranges
Height: 2623 m -> 8606 feet
Prominence?: 1469 m above White Swan Pass
Line Parent?: Melvin Peak (13.4 km away, at bearing 143 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Harrison (27.0 km away)
Location: 50.17389,-115.54750 50:10:26, -115:32:51 11U 603718 5558975 (6 km NW of Whiteswan Lake). (19 km E of Canal Flats). (9 km SE of Mount Glen). NTS Mapsheet: 082.J.04 AreaCode: FL05/BF74
|Located just 500m northwest of the officially named White Knight peak and many people would consider this to be the true summit of White Knight. This peak is in the center of the ridge, whereas the officially named White Knight label is at the south end.|
Name Notes: As of 2008.12.26, this peak is unnamed on BC Basemap, but is higher than the officially named White Knight Peak, which is to its southeast.
1. From Ptarmigan Lake From Ptarmigan Lake, climb south to gain the east ridge. Steep gulleys. Follow south side of east ridge to White Knight Summit. From there go north to Blue Knight summit.
Trips within 1 km
31 2009.07.03 White Knight / Blue Knight Climbing route Route Robin Tivy
2004.01.01 Proof from old Mtn record field Kevin Altheim
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