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Asgard Peak
Valhallas' Asgard Peak.jpg
Asgard Peak, north side with small glacier
Highest point
Elevation 2,825 m (9,268 ft)
Prominence 275 m (902 ft)
Parent peak Gladsheim Peak (2830 m)
Listing Mountains of British Columbia
Asgard Peak is located in British Columbia
Asgard Peak
Asgard Peak
Location in British Columbia
Asgard Peak is located in Canada
Asgard Peak
Asgard Peak
Location in Canada
Location Valhalla Provincial Park
British Columbia, Canada
Parent range Valhalla Ranges
Selkirk Mountains
Topo map NTS 82F13
Type of rock Granitic
Easiest route East Ridge class 3

Asgard Peak is a 2,825-metre (9,268-foot) mountain summit located in the Valhalla Ranges of the Selkirk Mountains in British Columbia, Canada. Asgard Peak is the second-highest point in the Valhalla Ranges, with the highest being Gladsheim Peak, 2.1 km (1.3 mi) to the east. It is situated in the southern part of Valhalla Provincial Park, 6 km (3.7 mi) south of Devils Couch, and 13 km (8.1 mi) west of Slocan and Slocan Lake. The name "Valhalla Mountains" first appeared in George Mercer Dawson's Geological Survey of Canada map published in 1890. Dawson applied names derived from Scandinavian mythology to several of the mountain ranges and peaks in Southern Kootenay. In keeping with the Valhalla theme, this peak's name was submitted February 1970 by Robert Dean of the Kootenay Mountaineering Club for consideration, and it was officially adopted March 3, 1971, by the Geographical Names Board of Canada. Asgard, according to Norse mythology, is the section of Valhalla where the twelve gods dwell. Based on the Köppen climate classification, Asgard Peak has a subarctic climate with cold, snowy winters, and mild summers. This climate supports a small glacier on the peak's north slope. Temperatures can drop below −20 °C with wind chill factors below −30 °C. Precipitation runoff from the mountain drains into tributaries of the Slocan River.

Climbing Routes

Established climbing routes on Asgard Peak:

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