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Mount Skeil  British Columbia   #6927
Ranges: North America Ranges / Pacific Cordillera Range / Coast Mountains / Pacific Ranges / Lillooet Ranges

Height: 432 m -> 1417 feet
Prominence?: 28 m  
Line Parent?: Nosebag Mountain (10.2 km away, at bearing 291 degrees)
Greater Parent: Nosebag Mountain (10.2 km away)

Location:   50.72131,-122.25172     50:43:17, -122:15:06   10U 552820 5619101 (3 km W of Shalalth). NTS Mapsheet: 092.J.09   AreaCode: FM02/HC25
The Totem Pole at Shalalth
The name for a small headland above Seton Lake between Shalalth and Seton Portage, now topped by a small microwave communications relay for the large microwave installation atop Mission Ridge. Also on Mt. Skeil are a native subdivision and elders' complex, the native community hall, and a number of BC hydro switchyards and the No. 2 penstocks. The Bridge River No. 2 Powerhouse is on the point just west of the "peak". The name is sometimes incorrectly attributed to Mission Peak due to mis-captioning of antique photos taken of the view from Slosh, which include both this headland and Mission Ridge in the view.

Name Notes: Skeil is the native name for this promonotory and its small "peak"; the name comes from the St'at'imcets for "rock rabbit" (pika)

[for classification purposes, it happens that Skeil falls into the Bendor Range boundaries as established by bivouac.com. This is technically correct, though, as Skeil is at the foot of Nosebag Ridge and is also west of Mission Pass. It also happens that the elev of the prominence saddle near the "peak" is the same as that of the depression-elevation in the middle of the baseball diamond at the nearby community hall, which is what most people would think of as the "saddle" over the top of Skeil]

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5 The Totem Pole at Shalalth Mike Cleven