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Upper Saddle Mountain  British Columbia   #8857
Ranges: North America Ranges / Columbia Mountains

Height: 2330 m -> 7644 feet
Prominence?: 1645 m above Little Mosquito Lk Pass
Line Parent?: Mount Severide (25.5 km away, at bearing 283 degrees)
Greater Parent: Pinnacle Peak (24.0 km away)

Location:   50.17250,-117.90000     50:10:21, -117:54:00   11U 435731 5558198 (10 km SW of Nakusp). NTS Mapsheet: 082.K.04   AreaCode: FL07/BJ70
This peak is #70 in Prominence List for British Columbia .Located just 5 km west of Arrow Lake, 10 km SW of Nakusp. A rocky peak above treeline. No real meadows or small lakes for camping.

Name Notes: This is an official name on the 1:250,000 maps. The original "Saddle Mountain" is just 2 km south, and has a fire lookout on it.

1. Via West Slopes A road switchbacks up the west slopes of the mountain almost to final summit. (Shown on BC Basemap) and on 1:50,000 as a dotted black line.
2. From Fire Lookout via South and then East Ridge scramble, some route finding. From roads on the east side of Arrow Lakes, hike up the regular trail to Saddle Mountain fire lookout. Then scramble north to the true peak. See Andrew Strand Report.

Trips within 1 km
36 2006.07.16 Scramble of East Ridge on Upper Saddle Mountain Andrew Strand


Paper Maps
1:600000Southwest Alberta & Southeast British Columbia Gem Trek

Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
12 Upper Saddle Mountain from Saddle Mountain (south) Sandra McGuinness

Placename Photos
4 Saddle Mountain & Forest Service Tree Dave Sproule