Mount Gordon, British Columbia

Prominence: 461 m, 1513 ft

Elevation: 3161 meters, 10,371 feet

True Isolation: 5.53 km, 3.44 mi
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)51° 36' 22'' N, 116° 30' 48'' W
51.606083, -116.513429 (Dec Deg)
533696 E 5717339 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
State/ProvinceBritish Columbia
County/Second Level RegionColumbia-Shuswap

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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2003-02-16 by Jan Triska
     2010-06-14 by A Campbell

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This is the highest easily accessible ski peak near the Bow Hut along the famous Peyto-Bow-Wapta ski traverse in the Canadian Rockies. It is largely a large snow dome.

Many older sources have an elevation or 3203 meters for this peak and locate the summit on a large snowy area. However, the more recent BC Basemap TRIM data shows a high point of 3161 meters on a rocky outcrop on the southwest side of the summit vicinity, and a recent trip report has verified this on the ground. It is possible that glacial melting has removed 40 meters from the summit of this mountain.

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Prominence  Clean Prominence: 461 m/1513 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 461 m/1513 ft
  Key Col: St. Nicholas-Rhondda saddle, Wapta Icefield above Bow Gl    2700 m/8858 ft
Isolation5.53 km/3.44 mi
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Balfour  (SE)
Isolation Limit Point: 51° 33' 57'' N, 116° 28' 0'' W
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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Rocky Mountains
Range3: Canadian Rockies
Range4: Central Main Ranges
Range5: Waputik Mountains
Range6: Wapta Icefield (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsColumbia
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Yoho National Park
Topo MapBlaeberry River 82 N/10 1:50,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map

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