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British Columbia Peaks with over 1500 meters of Prominence - Multiple Ascents Grid

RankPeak Elev-M  Prom-M TotalRound 1
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1.Mount Fairweather46713951  
2.Mount Waddington40193279  
3.Monarch Mountain35552915  
4.Mount Robson39592819  
5.Mount Sir Wilfrid Laurier35162728  
6.Mount Sir Sandford35192703  
7.Skihist Mountain29682448  
8.Mount Ratz30902430  
9.Mount Odin29712409  
10.Mount Monashee32742394  
11.Mount Columbia37412361  
12.Mount Queen Bess32982355  
13.Mount Cooper30942319  
14.Ulysses Mountain30242284  
15.Wedge Mountain28922249  
16.Otter Mountain26922242  
17.Kwatna Peak22802215  
18.Golden Hinde21972197  
19.Scud Peak29872172  
20.Razorback Mountain31832153  
21.Mount Farnham34932113  
22.Oscar Peak23362099  
23.Mount Assiniboine36162082  
24.Mount Jancowski27292069  
25.Gladsheim Peak28302056  
26.Mount Dawson33772045  
27.Mount Valpy22192014  
28.Chatsquot Mountain23651981  
29.Buckwell Peak27211961  
30.Mount Priestley23661945  
31.Sharks Teeth Peaks23041914  
32.Mount Goodsir35671907  
33.Detour Peak25501906  
34.Seven Sisters Peaks27471862  
35.Howson Peak27591859  
36.Silvertip Mountain25961856  
37.Mount Saugstad29081850  
38.Brian Boru Peak25071832  
39.Victoria Peak21591829  
40.Tsaydaychuz Peak27581826  
41.Kootenay Mountain24561801  
42.Shedin Peak25881798  
43.Atna Peak27241784  
44.Birkenhead Peak25061781  
45.Mount Edziza27931763  
46.Mount Sir Alexander32751762  
47.Mount Harrison33601760  
48.Chutine Peak29031758  
49.Whitehorn Mountain33991747  
50.Thudaka Mountain27481739  
51.Unuk Peak25951725  
52.Cond Peak28011720  
53.Sittakanay Peak24151710  
54.Pukeashun Mountain23011696  
55.Morton Peak22501695  
56.Thunder Mountain26641694  
57.Devils Paw25931693  
58.Mount Perseus25531683  
59.Overseer Mountain27491679  
59.Farquhar Peak16791679  
61.Talchako Mountain30371676  
62.Faisal Peak22391669  
62.Whiting Peak25241669  
64.The Pinnacles25731667  
65.Mount Thomlinson24511661  
66.Lehua Mountain24621659  
67.Mount Lester Jones24081658  
68.Jeanette Peak30891657  
69.Sharktooth Mountain26681653  
70.Upper Saddle Mountain23301645  
71.Mount Judge Howay22621627  
72.Mount Pattullo27271617  
73.Mount Tatlow30631613  
74.Hudson Bay Mountain25891609  
74.Corsan Peak19341609  
76.Basement Peak27061606  
77.Mount Monmouth31821602  
78.Mount Ovington29491600  
79.Mount Addenbroke15911591  
80.Estero Peak16641589  
81.Mount Seton28551580  
82.Kaza Mountain25431573  
83.Mount Cronin23961571  
83.Rugged Mountain18611571  
85.Kispiox Mountain20961561  
86.Mount Sylvia29401559  
87.Mount Crysdale24291554  
88.Vile Peak21891551  
89.Mount Wotzke25971537  
90.Hkusam Mountain16711534  
91.Whitecap Mountain29181533  
92.Dunn Peak26361531  
93.Mount Ida32001530  
94.Mount Monkley19671529  
95.The Horn29071527  
96.Mount Tod21551523  
97.Gataga Peak25331515  
98.Mount Joffre34331505  
99.Mount Van der Est18011502  
99.Robertson Peak22521502  
 Ambition Mountain29531493  
 Mount Clemenceau36641484  
 Kitlope Peak19401480  

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About the Multiple Ascent Grid:

  • This table grid shows all peaks on a given list, and all ascents done by Marisa Ruhter, up to 10 ascents per peak.
  • While many peakbaggers do not like to repeat ascents, some will try to do multiple "laps" or "rounds" of a favorite list, often one close to home.
  • The header for each ascent column shows, in parentheses, the total number of peaks climbed in each "round", and clicking the header link will sort your ascents for that round.
  • Due to space limitations, this listing has just the basic peak info, so up to ten date columns can be shown. Please use the main peak list (linked above) for more basic info and functionality.
  • Some climbers will log two ascents of the same peak on the same day--for example, when doing an out-and-back ridge run with other ascents sandwiched between two of the same peak. Some might not consider these to be two separate ascents for the purposes of doing multiple rounds. Clicking on the "Count a peak only once per day" link in the header will collapse multiple ascents of a peak on a single day into just one ascent for this grid list.

List Description

There are approximately 270 "Ultras" (peaks with 1500 meters of prominence) in the United States and Canada. Well over a third of them (100) are in British Columbia, giving that province the undisputed title of most mountainous region of North America. Indeed, B.C. has almost twice as many Ultras as the entire contigious United States (100 vs. 57).

The rugged mountain terrain in British Columbia is an absolute embarassment of riches. The sprawling Coast Range has by far the most peaks on this list, but the roster of other ranges represented include a big chunk of the Canadian Rockies, the northernmost Cascade Range, the southern section of the greater Saint Elias Range, peaks of Vancouver Island, and the huge but often ignored Columbia Mountains and its Selkirk, Monashee, Purcell, and Cariboo sub-ranges.

Climbers in Washington state are justifiably proud of the North Casades and its repuation as the most rugged and precipitous range in the US outside Alaska. But compared to the stuff north of the 49th parallel, they are just foothills of little note.

This list is a very strong contender for hardest to complete of any list shown on this web site. The sheer number of peaks and the climbing challenges posed by the vast majority of them conspire to create a virtually impossible objective. It is very likely that several summits have not yet been climbed, and the remoteness of many of the Coast Range peaks presents huge access issues.

 


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