Argus Mountain facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsArgus Mountain
|Elevation||1,994 m (6,542 ft)|
|Prominence||269 m (883 ft)|
|Location||Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada|
|Parent range||Vancouver Island Ranges|
|Topo map||NTS 92/F11|
Argus Mountain is a member of the Vancouver Island Ranges which in turn form part of the Insular Mountains.
Argus Mountain was named...
...to recognize the newspaper, Comox Argus, whose editor, Mr. Ben Hughes, attempted to climb this mountain in 1931. Argus in turn means "watchful guardian"
Given its stellar position surrounded by other island peaks, no direct routes exist to Argus Mountain. This mountain can be reached from other summits by crossing high alpine ridges and glaciers. It is frequently reached from the Comox Glacier and The Red Pillar.
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