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Overseer Mountain  British Columbia   #712
Ranges: North America Ranges / Pacific Cordillera Range / Coast Mountains / Pacific Ranges

Height: 2749 m -> 9019 feet
Prominence?: 1679 m above Elaho-Meager Pass
Line Parent?: Elaho Mountain (31.6 km away, at bearing 266 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Queen Bess (117.2 km away)

Location:   50.52889,-123.38084     50:31:44, -123:22:51   10U 473007 5597507 (14 km W of Mouth of North Creek). (47 km NW of Pemberton). NTS Mapsheet: 092.J.11   AreaCode: FM03/FD28
Overseer Mountain - West Face
This peak is #60 in Prominence List for British Columbia .A high peak at the north end of the Pemberton Icecap, on the east side of upper Meager Creek and at the glacial headwaters of South Creek. It's the highest peak on the Pemberton Icecap and a popular ski ascent. The surrounding terrain is heavily glaciated but the west face of Overseer is a steep rock cliff. Only the upper portion is solid, however; the lower two thirds are mostly rubble. The Harrison Hut is located west of the peak across an intervening ridge. Access is via a trail from Meager Creek that reaches Harrison Hut to the east.


1. S Ridge (1985) B. Baker. Class 3 on good rock. Climb obvious S Ridge on blocky rock.
2. North Glacier Class 2. From North ascend glacier between Spidery and Overseer and from there climb up North glacier to the summit. Some crevasse danger. An excellent ski ascent. Equipment: Glacier travel gear
3. W Face (1985) R. Driscoll, A. Ourom. Snow, Ice, and Rock to 5.9. From Harrison Hut or E fork of Madhorse Creek, approach the W Face. Climb the right of the two couloirs to the end, then move left onto the broad central buttress. Scramble to the base of the headwall. Climb clean 5.7 crack directly below the summit, then continue for three additional full pitches on excellent cracks to 5.9. Route ends at summit cairn.

Trips within 1 km
21 2018.07.07 1 day Spidery / Overseer Traverse Jason Sinnes
60 2004.04.21 Pemberton Icecap Traverse - Overseer Mtn to Callaghan Lake Sandra McGuinness
48 1997.05.24 Overseer Mountain and Harrison Hut - Route and Trip Report Robin Tivy

Comments
2004.01.01 Proof from old Mtn record field Drew Brayshaw
 

Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
14 The Overseer Group from the East Jordan Peters
9 Overseer NorthEast Glacier Jason Sinnes
6 Overseer Northeast Ridge Phil Hammer
5 Overseer Mountain - Southwest Side Fred Touche
5 Overseer Mountain - Summit Block Fred Touche
5 Lilloet Valley Looking West from the Tenquille Access Road Lee Lau
5 Overseer from NW Drew Brayshaw
4 Overseer Mountain - West Face Fred Touche
4 Overseer Mountain - West Face Fred Touche

Placename Photos
10 Ochre Mountain from Tuber Hill Lucas Earl
9 Spidery Peak and Overseer Mountain Fred Touche