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Photo: Split Peak from the Kootenay River Valley

Split Peak

  • 2929 m (9,610ft)
  • First Ascent
  • Naming History
50.8964N -115.933W
Located in the Vermilion River Valley between Spar Mountain and Mount Selkirk

Range: Mitchell
Province: BC
Headwater: Kootenay
Major Valley: Vermilion
Visible from Highway: 93S
Ascent Date: 1961
Ascent Party: J.S. Gardner, R.J. Hopf, P.B. Spear, I. Stirling
Year Named: 1916
Named for: The mountain is "split" into two parts.

Photo: Looking south-southeast to Split Peak from Mount Wardle (courtesy Sonny Bou)

Looking southwest to Split Peak (right) from the Sunshine area (courtesy Calvin Damen)