Snowpatch Spire facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsSnowpatch Spire, The Bugaboos
Snowpatch Spire, with Pigeon Spire in the background on the right, Hound's Tooth and Marmolata Spire on the left.
|Elevation||3,084 m (10,118 ft)|
|Prominence||284 m (932 ft)|
|Location||British Columbia, Canada|
|Parent range||Purcell Mountains, East Kootenay|
|Topo map||NTS 82K/10|
|First ascent||August 1940 by Raffi Bedayan and Jack Arnold|
|Easiest route||5.6, long|
With its first ascent in 1940, Snowpatch Spire mountain peak was the last of the Bugaboo Spires to be climbed. It is located South-West of the Conrad Kain hut, across the Crescent Glacier.
- Kraus McCarthy
- Surf's Up! (aka Southwest Ridge)
- Southeast Corner (aka Snowpatch Route)
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