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Warden Peak  British Columbia
Ranges: North America Ranges / Pacific Cordillera Range / Insular Mountains / Vancouver Island Ranges

Height: 1970 m -> 6463 feet
Prominence?: 265 m  
Line Parent?: Victoria Peak (1 km away, at bearing 202 degrees)
Greater Parent: Victoria Peak (1 km away)

Location:   50.06222,-126.09611     50:03:44, -126:05:46   9U 707829 5549589 (31 km N of Gold River). NTS Mapsheet: 092.L.01   AreaCode: FM06/AA69
First Ascent: Tuesday July 09, 1968 Pat Guilbride, Peter Perfect and K. Pfeiffer
West Ridge of Warden Peak
It was first climbed July 9, 1968, by Pat Guilbride, Peter Perfect and K. Pfeiffer. Landing via float plane at Stewart Lake, they bushwhacked into and traversed over Victoria Peak, to reach and climb Warden Peak in what I think was one of the most audacious trips this Island has ever seen. The second ascent was done by Bill Perry and Franz Bislin, August 1972, and was an equal to the first ascent, in that they approached from the eastern, Consort Creek side, up a steep gully to the Vic/Ward Col, climbed Warden, then climbed Victoria Peak from the northeast, which was probably a first ascent from that side and then descended the massif via the White River side, before there were logging roads built into that end of the valley.

Trip Reports within 1 km
47 2015.06.06 Warden Peak on Short Notice Len Zedel
54 2010.08.01 Victoria Peak via the West Face Henrik Hinkkala
39 2007.06.17 North Face - Warden Peak Henrik Hinkkala
44 2004.08.21 South Face - Victoria Peak Henrik Hinkkala
51 2004.06.21 Warden Peak, Keep Cool... Do Not Freeze. Peter Rothermel
28 1980.05.15 Warden Peak, West Ridge Len Zedel

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Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
9 Warden Peak from Victoria Peak David Campbell
8 Summit Block of Warden Peak Len Zedel
6 West Ridge of Warden Peak Len Zedel

Placename Photos
18 Victoria Peak and Warden Peak from the East Sandy Briggs
9 Victoria and Warden from the Sutton Range John Robertson
6 Mount Albert Edward Panorama Sandy Briggs