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Mount Wilbur
Mount Wilbur.jpg
East face of Mount Wilbur
Highest point
Elevation 9,326 ft (2,843 m)
Prominence 2,136 ft (651 m)
Parent peak Mount Gould
Listing Mountains in Glacier County, Montana
Geography
Location Glacier County, Montana, U.S.
Parent range Lewis Range
Topo map USGS Many Glacier, MT
Climbing
First ascent 1923 (Norman Clyde)
Easiest route Climb, class 4

Mount Wilbur (9,326 feet (2,843 m)) is located in the Lewis Range, Glacier National Park in the U.S. state of Montana. Plainly visible from the region of Many Glacier, the peak rises over 4,500 feet (1,372 m) above Swiftcurrent Lake and is a steep pyramid on three sides. The west slopes of the peak join to ridges along the continental divide. Much of the climbing routes are rated at class 4 to 5, with some only used once. The sedimentary rock of the mountains makes for often poor anchoring points and enhances the difficulty. A cirque on the north slopes of the mountain shelter Iceberg Lake, a popular hiking destination from Many Glacier.

Swiftcurrent Lake and Mount Wilbur
Mount Wilbur rises above Swiftcurrent Lake
Lakeside View (11415064175)
Mount Gould, Grinnell Point and Mount Wilbur left to right beyond Swiftcurrent Lake
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