Eastern Alsek Ranges

Range TypeGeographically-defined sub-range
Highest PointBuckwell Peak (2721 m/8927 ft)
CountriesCanada (75%), United States (25%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesBritish Columbia (72%), Alaska (25%), Yukon Territory (4%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area3,725 sq km / 1,438 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent99 km / 61 mi North-South
92 km / 57 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long59° 41' N; 136° 27' W
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Map of Eastern Alsek Ranges
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Eastern Alsek Ranges.
Alsek RangesLevel 4 (Parent)
         Auriol RangeLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Central BC PanhandleLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Southwest Alsek RangesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Eastern Alsek RangesLevel 5
         Takhinsha MountainsLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Chilkat RangeLevel 5 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Eastern Alsek Ranges

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange6
1.Buckwell Peak27218927 
2.Mount Bigger25798461 
3.Samuel Peak2287+7503+ 
4.Mount Henry Clay22707448 
5.Mount Parton22177274 
6.Mount Beaton2100+6890+ 
7.Kusawak Peak20436703 
8.Four Winds Mountain20046575 
9.Mount Seltat19886522 
10.Boundary Peak 14119506398 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the Eastern Alsek Ranges

Three Guardsmen Mountain
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Three Guardsmen Mountain(aka Glave Peak) photographed looking southbound on the Haines Highway in British Columbia (2018-07-23). Photo by Charles Baxter.
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Mount McDonell
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Mount McDonell(far left) photograph on Haines Highway , southbound, shortly before reaching border crossing between B.C. And USA (2018-07-24). Photo by Charles Baxter.
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