Barbican Peak
3120m (10237ft.)

Located in the Fraser River Valley between the Geikie Creek Valley and Tonquin Creek. The Ramparts, Mount Robson Park, Major headwater Fraser River.
Latitude 52; 43; 15 Longitude 118; 24; 50, Topo map 83D/09
Can be seen from Highway 16

Named by Interprovincial Boundary Survey in 1921. A barbican is a castle related term. Official name.

First ascended in 1924 by V.A. Fynn, M.D. Geddes,F.H. Slark, C.G. WatesJournal reference AJ 36-342; CAJ 14-60.

Photo: (l-r) Bastion Peak, Turret Mountain, Mount Geikie, and Barbican Peak from the east on Maccarib Pass

Other Information
Photo: Mount Geikie (left) and Barbican Peak tower in the distance beyond Mount Rockingham from the west end of Moose Lake on Highway #16

Mountain enthusiasts will enjoy watching Mount Geikie and Barbican Peak during the drive from Mount Robson to Jasper National Park. From just west of Moose Lake, if the conditions are good, Mount Geikie, with Barbican Peak to its right, loom 11 kilometres beyond Mount Rockingham. Mount Geikie is an impressive 750 metres (2500 feet) higher with steep cliffs on both sides. For the next 25 km or so as one approaches Mount Rockingham, the distant peaks appear to slowly descend behind the nearer mountain.
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