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Brig Peak (Peak 8484)  British Columbia   #7530
Ranges: North America Ranges / Pacific Cordillera Range / Coast Mountains / Pacific Ranges

Height: 2565 m -> 8415 feet
Prominence?: 655 m  
Line Parent?: Wahkash Peak (11.6 km away, at bearing 271 degrees)
Greater Parent: Wahkash Peak (12.0 km away)

Location:   50.98333,-125.08858     50:59:00, -125:05:19   10U 353400 5650048 (16 km W of Homathko Camp). (91 km NE of Sayward). (7 km W of Cumsack Mountain). NTS Mapsheet: 092.K.14   AreaCode: FM05/JA88
First Ascent: 1976 John Clarke; from W
Located in the Whitemantle range, west of the Homathko River near the head of the south branch of Brew Creek. John Clarke solo; see CAJ'77 p4; map p6.

Name Notes: Named according to the types of ship theme of the area. A brig is a vessel with two masts at least one of which is square rigged. In modern parlance, a brig is square rigged on both masts, and this is the standard name for such a vessel.

Previously, "brig" has been used as an abbreviation of "brigantine", which in modern parlance is the standard name for a principally fore-and-aft two-masted rig with a square rigged foremast but which also has other historical meanings.

Trip Reports within 1 km
55 2008.04.29 Kayak accessed skitour of the Whitemantle Range Christian Veenstra

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Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
14 Summit Spine of Brig Christian Veenstra
9 En Route to Brig Christian Veenstra

Placename Photos
19 Whitemantle Range - Labelled Panorama Don Funk