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Lesser Wedge Mountain  British Columbia   #646
Ranges: North America Ranges / Pacific Cordillera Range / Coast Mountains / Pacific Ranges / Garibaldi Ranges

Height: 2738 m -> 8983 feet
Prominence?: 148 m  
Line Parent?: Wedge Mountain (0.8 km away, at bearing 276 degrees)
Greater Parent: Wedge Mountain (0.8 km away)

Location:   50.13222,-122.78167     50:07:56, -122:46:54   10U 515604 5553355 (20 km E of Rainbow Lake). (13 km E of Whistler). NTS Mapsheet: 092.J.02   AreaCode: FM02/BH38
Lesser Wedge Mountain - North Face
Located in Garibaldi Provincial Park, on the south side of the Weart Glacier. It's a rarely climbed mountain, more technically difficult than its higher cousin 1 km to the west. The normal route is to approach from the Weart Glacier, gain the col between Wedge and Lesser Wedge, and then scramble to the the summit (Class 4).

Trip Reports within 1 km
37 2016.05.07 Wedge Mountain - Northeast Arete Laura Jones
51 2015.02.28 Wedge Mountain - climb North Arete, ski South Face Adam Osuchowski
69 2009.04.04 Blackcomb-Wedge-Currie ski traverse Bram van Straaten
23 2008.07.12 Wedge Mt. via north-east arete (in a day) Shawn Hedges
57 2004.04.9 Ski Touring near Mount Currie Mike Peel
62 2003.09.12 Soaked to the Bone on Mount James Turner Fred Touche
35 2003.01.18 Wedge NW Couloir Ski Descent in 1 day-revised Jesse Puddicombe
63 2001.05.20 The North Arete of Wedge in Superb Spring Conditions Scott Nelson
13 2000.11.11 Wedge Mountain North Arete: Could it get any better?! David Metvedt
42 1999.09.13 Search for the elusive Class 2 Route on James Turner Klaus Haring
19 1998.05.30 Wedge - Ascension par le "couloir nord-est" Pierre Signore
39 1980.07.05 Historic Ascent of Wedge Mountain North Arete Klaus Haring
92 1972.07.20 The Great Garibaldi Park Traverse - Part 1 Klaus Haring
50 1971.10 Wedgemount Glacier Recession Klaus Haring
25 1971.08.11 1971 Wedge from Hut Cliff Jennings
36 1923.09.08 1923 First ascent of Wedge Cliff Jennings
7 null Wedge - Northeast Couloir Route Pierre Signore


Paper Maps
1:25000Backcountry Whistler John Baldwin Books and Maps

Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
10 Lesser Wedge Mountain Lukas Chrostowski
9 West Face of Lesser Wedge Mountain Scott Nelson
8 Lesser Wedge Mountain - North Face Fred Touche
7 Weart 07, Ole on Weart view of Lesser Wedge Cliff Jennings
6 Ascending James Turner view of Wedge & Lesser Wedge Cliff Jennings
5 North Face of Lesser Wedge Jordan Peters
4 Lesser Wedge Mountain from Mount Cook Lucas Earl

Placename Photos
9 Tremor Mountain from Overlord Mountain Lucas Earl
9 Mountains of Northern Garibaldi Park Jordan Peters
7 Wedge Mountain and Tremor Mountain from Overlord Mountain Lucas Earl
7 Whirlwind Peak Summit Ridge Lucas Earl
6 Nivalis Mountain telephoto from Mount Cook Lucas Earl
3 Wedge and Lesser Wedge From Owls Drew Brayshaw