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Melvin Peak  British Columbia   #6364
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Kootenay Ranges / Van Nostrand Range

Height: 2690 m -> 8825 feet
Prominence?: 260 m  
Line Parent?: Canis Peak (1.8 km away, at bearing 148 degrees)
Greater Parent: Canis Peak (2.0 km away)

Location:   50.07831,-115.43372     50:04:42, -115:26:01   11U 612066 5548512 (8 km SE of Whiteswan Lake). (29 km E of Canal Flats). NTS Mapsheet: 082.J.03   AreaCode: FL05/AE73
Melvin Peak
Located southeast of Whiteswan Lake and northwest of Mount Nicholas in the Van Nostrand Range.

Name Notes: Named in 1964 after Melvin Harry Roberts (WO2) who was from Canal Flats B.C. He was a navigator in the Royal Canadian Air Force killed on June 24, 1942 when his plane was involved in a mid air collision over England during World War II.

Trips within 1 km


Paper Maps
1:600000Southwest Alberta & Southeast British Columbia Gem Trek

Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
7 Scrambling the Summit Ridge on Melvin Peak Rick Collier
4 Upper Slopes of Melvin Peak Rick Collier
3 Melvin Peak Rick Collier

Placename Photos
3 Mount Harrison from the West Rick Collier
3 Mount Mike from the Northwest Rick Collier