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Mount Weart  British Columbia   #647
Ranges: North America Ranges / Pacific Cordillera Range / Coast Mountains / Pacific Ranges / Garibaldi Ranges

Height: 2835 m -> 9301 feet
Prominence?: 365 m  
Line Parent?: Wedge Mountain (3.7 km away, at bearing 187 degrees)
Greater Parent: Wedge Mountain (3.7 km away)

Location:   50.16639,-122.78694     50:09:59, -122:47:13   10U 515217 5557153 (20 km E of Rainbow Lake). (14 km NE of Whistler). NTS Mapsheet: 092.J.02   AreaCode: FM02/BH68
First Ascent: 1932 B. Cook; P. Tait
Armchair Glacier
Located in northwestern Garibaldi Provincial Park, on the east side of the Armchair Glacier. It's the second highest peak in Garibaldi Park with 3 summits of similar height connected by a long, sharp ridge. The pyramidal south summit is the highest of the three. The rock around the flanks is quite blocky and fractured. The north side of the peak boasts a steep ice face.

  North Summit: 2780 50:10:16-122:47:22
  Central 2822 50:10:09-122:47:12
  South 2835 50:09:59-122:47:13

  West Owl 2710
  East Owl 2720

Name Notes: Named by the Garibaldi Park Administrative Board after their chairman J.W. Weart, appointed 1927; former member of the Provincial Legislature and Speaker of the House at Victoria. It's pronounced with a short "e", as in "we". The label on the BC Basemap is in the wrong place: it is on the central summit, but the highest is the south summit.

Route Summaries exist for this mountain, but are only available to paid members.

Trip Reports within 1 km
50 2012.10.25 Cook Mtn & Wedgemount Lake Dominique Goineau
20 2011.08.01 Weart - Southeast Ridge (with deviation from Gunn route) Tim Gage
39 2004.07.24 Wedgemount Lake and Mount Cook in July Benoit Landry
20 2002.09.03 Mount Cook - West Route Scott Nelson
20 2002.09.01 Weart - Northwest Ridge Route Scott Nelson
34 2001.07.21 Weart Circumnavigated By Owls Drew Brayshaw
29 2000.10.14 Weart - Southeast Ridge Todd Ponzini
43 1981.08.08 First Visit to Paternoster Lakes near Whistler Klaus Haring
33 1973.02.15 1973 Locals Heli drop to Col between Weart Mountain & Mount Moe Cliff Jennings
92 1972.07.20 The Great Garibaldi Park Traverse - Part 1 Klaus Haring
29 1971.08.10 1971 traverse of Weart Mountain Cliff Jennings
8 null Two New Routes on Weart?? Route Drew Brayshaw


Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
14 Summit of Weart in Winter Tyler Linn
10 North Face of Weart and the Owls in spring Bram van Straaten
9 The North Face of Mount Weart Toby Johnson
7 Getting ready below Mt. Weart Scott Nelson
6 1972 SAR Igloo building on Little Whistler 02 crop view of Mount Weart Cliff Jennings
6 Mount Moe 08 looking at Weart & the Owls Cliff Jennings
6 Mount Moe 07 John on Pinnacle looking at Weart Cliff Jennings
6 Mount Weart South Face Tyler Linn
6 Mount Weart - SE Ridge Don Funk
5 Wedgemont Lake hike 01,Cabin below Weart Mountain Cliff Jennings
5 Armchair Glacier 04 (serac collapse) below Mount Weart Cliff Jennings
5 Mount Weart above Wedgemount Lake Serguei Okountsev
5 Armchair Glacier Fred Touche
4 Mount Weart from Wedgemount Lake Lucas Earl

Placename Photos
6 Wedgemount Lake Hut Gareth Evans
5 White-Tailed Ptarmigans at Wedgemount Lake Gareth Evans
4 Mount Cook from its West Ridge Lucas Earl
4 Currie - Wedge Panorama from Sproatt Paul Baker
3 Morning From Weart Drew Brayshaw
3 Cliffs - Southwest shore of Wedgemount Lake Gareth Evans