Crest Mountain British Columbia
Ranges: North America Ranges / Pacific Cordillera Range / Insular Mountains / Vancouver Island Ranges
Height: 1566 m -> 5138 feet
Prominence?: 336 m
Line Parent?: Bear Lair Peak (6 km away, at bearing 15 degrees)
Location: 49.87194,-125.87611 49:52:19, -125:52:34 10U 293345 5528360 (16 km NE of Gold River). NTS Mapsheet: 092.F.13 AreaCode: EM95/II77
|Located between Crest Creek and Idsardi Creek, and north of Drum Lakes. A large flat top rocky peak. It is not labelled on the 1:50,000 maps, it does not even have a spot height.|
Name Notes: Adopted in 1982.
This peak is not labelled on the 1:50,000 maps.
BC Placename cards says: "The name appears to have been in use certainly since 1957 ..." (Hiking Trails III - Central & Northern Vancouver Island, ed.5, 1982, p.44). Named in association with nearby Crest Lake, located on the Vancouver Island Divide, in turn named by N.C. Stewart, BCLS, while conducting topographic surveys and explorations in this area, in 1936 and 1937."
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