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Pioneer Range
Highest point
Peak Mount Bulley
Elevation 2,471 m (8,107 ft)
Dimensions
Area 310 km2 (120 sq mi)
Geography
Location British Columbia, Canada
Range coordinates 54°39′00″N 122°17′0″W / 54.65000°N 122.28333°W / 54.65000; -122.28333Coordinates: 54°39′00″N 122°17′0″W / 54.65000°N 122.28333°W / 54.65000; -122.28333

The Pioneer Range, is a small subdivision range of the Hart Ranges, of the Northern Rockies in British Columbia, Canada. The boundaries of the Pioneer Range are generally the Murray River to the east, Monkman Glacier to the west, Imperial Creek to the north and the Limestone Lakes to the south. The majority of the Pioneer Range lies within Monkman Provincial Park.

The Range is collectively named after individuals who participated in the pre-World War II efforts to construct a road through the area from Beaverlodge, Alberta to the Fraser River.

Official Peaks

Official Peaks of the Pioneer Range
Ranking Mountain Peak Coordinates Elevation Prominence Isolation Nearest Higher Neighbour
1 Mount Bulley 54°29'06''N 120°59'08''W 2,471 m

8,107 ft

959 m

3,146 ft

7.9 km ESE Weaver Peak
2 The Shark's Fin 54°40'04''N 121°16'25''W 2,336 m

7,644 ft

529 m

1,726 ft

14.2 km W Unnamed Peak
3 Ice Mountain 54°24'41''N 121°08'25''W 2,327 m

7,635 ft

1,257 m

4,124 m

13.0 km ENE Mount Bulley
4 Boone Taylor Peak 54°40'46''N 121°17'27''W 2,326 m

7,631 ft

424 m

1,388 ft

1.7 km ESE The Shark's Fin
5 Mount Watts 54°36'16''N 121°05'44''W 2,308 m

7,527 ft

881 m

2,890 ft

11.3 km ESE Unnamed Peak
6 Paxton Peak 54°32'10''N 121°07'32''W 2,272 m

7,454 ft

662 m

2,172 ft

7.9 km NNE Mount Watts
7 Mount Gauthier 54°38'11''N 121°16'06''W 2,170 m

7,119 ft

349 m

1,145 ft

1.9 km N Unnamed Peak
8 Castle Mountain 54°41'28''N, 121°14'01''W 2,156 m

7,073 ft

312 m

1,024 ft

2.6 km SW Unnamed Peak
9 Mount Jim Young 54°36'49''N 121°17'55''W 2,054 m

6,739 ft

203 m

666 ft

3.2 km NE Mount Gauthier
10 Forgetmenot Mountain 54°28'25''N 121°15'14''W 1,826 m

5,991 ft

189 m

620 ft

2.7 km W Unnamed Peak
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