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Three Bears Mountain (Papa Bear Peak)  British Columbia   #669
Ranges: North America Ranges / Pacific Cordillera Range / Coast Mountains / Pacific Ranges / Garibaldi Ranges

Height: 2336 m -> 7664 feet
Prominence?: 186 m  
Line Parent?: Greenmantle Mountain (1.2 km away, at bearing 289 degrees)
Greater Parent: Greenmantle Mountain (1.0 km away)

Location:   49.87583,-122.57139     49:52:33, -122:34:17   10U 530796 5524913 (4 km E of Snowcap Lake). (38 km SE of Whistler). NTS Mapsheet: 092.G.15   AreaCode: EM92/IF77
First Ascent: Sunday September 17, 1978 K. Haring
Three Bears Mountain - West Side
Located on the south side of the Icemantle Glacier in eastern Garibaldi Provincial Park. As the name suggests, there are three summits, the west one being the highest. Access is via logging road that run up the west side of the Lillooet River, between Tuwasus and Snowcap creeks. Head south along the ridge west of Glacier Lake and then traverse onto the Icemantle Glacier. Gain the col between Greenmantle Mountain and Three Bears Mountain.

Name Notes: The peak was named at the rainy 1987 ACC camp because a bear with 2 cubs was seen on its slopes. As seen from the camp at Ayceecee Cr the peak also shows 3 summits however the 2 western ones are only minor protrusions on the west ridge.

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

Trip Reports within 1 km
78 2018.06.16 Misty Icefield Traverse - South to North 2018 Alexandru Romanciuc
52 1997.04.18 Misty Icefields Traverse - Sure I'm Interested Jon Ley
39 1978.09.16 The First Ascent of Three Bears Mountain Klaus Haring


Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
10 Three Bears Mountain - West Side Don Funk
8 Three Bears Mountain from East End of Snowcap Lake Klaus Haring
7 Three Bears Mountain - North Side Fred Touche
6 Three Bears Mountain - East Side Don Funk
3 Three Bears (left) Greenmantle (right) Alexandru Romanciuc

Placename Photos
14 Snowcap Lake, Greymantle, Greenmantle and Three Bears Mountain Klaus Haring
9 Three Bears Mountain - East Side Fred Touche
6 Mama Bear NW side(left) and Baby Bear (right) Alexandru Romanciuc