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Buckwell Peak (Peak 2721)  British Columbia   #9099
Ranges: North America Ranges / Pacific Cordillera Range / Saint Elias Mountains / Alsek Ranges

Height: 2721 m -> 8927 feet
Prominence?: 1971 m above In Sloko Pass
Line Parent?: Keele Peak (561.6 km away, at bearing 35 degrees)
Greater Parent: Keele Peak (562.0 km away)

Location:   59.41865,-136.76529     59:25:07, -136:45:55   8V 399822 6587999 (77 km W of Haines). (6 km W of Mount Bigger). NTS Mapsheet: 114.P.07   AreaCode: FN96/EH16
This peak is #29 in Prominence List for British Columbia .This is the highest summit of the Alsek Ranges. It's also the highpoint of the Saint Elias Mountain east of the Alsek River with the exception of peaks in the Fairweather Ranges. The Buckwell Glacier runs east of the mountain with a tongue reaching all the way to the summit. Most sides are steep with the southwest ridge offering a possible summit route. Access is by raft down the Tatshenshini River followed by a hike up the Tkope River.

Name Notes: Named after the Buckwell Glacier.

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