Kwatna Peak (Peak 04-57) British Columbia #7257
Ranges: North America Ranges / Pacific Cordillera Range / Coast Mountains / Pacific Ranges
Height: 2290 m -> 7513 feet
Prominence?: 2225 m above Bentinck-Tzeo Pass
Line Parent?: Mount Daunt (43.0 km away, at bearing 115 degrees)
Greater Parent: Monarch Mountain (76.5 km away)
Location: 52.07000,-126.95944 52:04:12, -126:57:34 9U 639860 5770789 (23 km NW of South Bentinck Arm). (38 km S of Bella Coola). NTS Mapsheet: 093.D.02 AreaCode: FM26/AJ75
First Ascent: Tuesday August 01, 1989 John Baldwin, John Clarke
| This peak is #17 in Prominence List for British Columbia .This summit is the highest point west of the low South Bentinck -Tzeo River pass. It is entirely surrounded by glaciers which extend right to the summit. It has NW and SW rock ribs and a steep north face. Hot Springs Creek begins off the NW glacier/icefall from this peak; one of the headstreams of the Kwatna River is immediately W. It is marked as 7479 feet on old 1:50,000 maps. |
First Ascent Info:
Article in 1990. I phoned John Baldwin to confirm.
Started at Burke Channel, from Southwest. In 1991 trip had air drop just north. Grizzly bear ate the airdrop.
Trip Reports within 1 km
2004.01.01 Proof from old Mtn record field Drew Brayshaw
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