Torngarsoak Mountain, Newfoundland and Labrador

Prominence: 711 m, 2332 ft

Elevation: 1595 meters, 5232 feet

True Isolation: 7.79 km, 4.84 mi
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)58° 56' 39'' N, 63° 47' 24'' W
58.9441, -63.790033 (Dec Deg)
454538 E 6534096 N, Zone 20 (UTM)
State/ProvinceNewfoundland and Labrador
County/Second Level RegionDiv. 11 - Nunatsiavut

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Ascent Info

Total ascents/attempts logged by registered users: 5
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Selected Trip Reports:
     1975-07-19 by Steve Loutrel

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Peak Information

Torngarsoak Mountain is the second highest peak in Labrador, 8 kilometers away and 57 meters lower than nearby Mount Caubvick/Mont D'Iberville. From 1971 to 1979, Torngarsoak was thought to be the highest in Labrador, due to errors in topographic mapping. The name of the peak honors the chief sprit of the local First Nations people.

The first ascent was made in 1975 by Americans from the Appalachian Mountain Club, who thought they were ascending the region's high point. The second ascent was made in 1977 by Canadians who noticed that Caubvick/d'Iberville appeared higher from their vantage. They contacted Canadian mapping officials about their concerns, and it was discovered that the spire-like summit pyramid of Caubvick/d'Iberville was not property represented in their surveys.

With most climbing attention focused on the nearby provincial are regional high point, ascents of Torngarsoak are now very uncommon.

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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 711 m/2332 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 741 m/2432 ft
  Line Parent: Mount Caubvick
  Key Col: 884 m/2900 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 7.79 km/4.84 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 58.8875, -63.71
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Caubvick  (SE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: North America Plains
Range3: Canadian Shield
Range4: Torngat Mountains
Range5: South Interior Torngats
Range6: Selamiut Range
Drainage BasinsLabrador Sea
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapCirque Mountain 14 L/13 1:50,000
First Ascent1975
    Adler, Michael (United States)
    Adler, Virginia (United States)
    Loutrel, Elizabeth (United States)
    Loutrel, Steve (United States)
Data Source1:50,000 Topographic Survey Map

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