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McQuarrie Peak (Peak 8980)  Alberta/British Columbia   #8472
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Front Ranges / High Rock Range

Height: 2734 m -> 8970 feet
Prominence?: 254 m  
Line Parent?: Mount Farquhar (1.4 km away, at bearing 172 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Farquhar (1.0 km away)

Location:   50.22718,-114.75288     50:13:38, -114:45:10   11U 660277 5566306 (26 km NE of Elkford). (1 km N of Mount Farquhar). NTS Mapsheet: 082.J.02   AreaCode: FL04/CH25
This is the first peak located north of Mount Farquhar. It lies right along the divide. On the 1:50K map it is not labelled but has a spot height of 8980 feet.

Name Notes: Before 2010.10.29 the location of Scrimger, Holcroft and McQuarrie were mixed up in Bivouac, and perhaps on 1:50K and TRIM. However it now seems that both TRIM and the latest 1:50K map are in agreement. See True Location of Scrimger and Holcroft.

Trip Reports within 1 km
28 2006.08.31 An Ascent of the True Summit of Mount Holcroft Rick Collier
42 1991.08.27 A Traverse of Scrimger, Etherington, Henretta, Baril, Cornwell, Aldridge, and Courcelette Peaks Rick Collier

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Paper Maps
1:50000Highwood & Cataract Creek - South Kananaskis Country Gem Trek
1:600000Southwest Alberta Southeast B.C. Explorer's Map (Road Map) Gem Trek
 

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