Unnecessary Mountain facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsUnnecessary Mountain
|Elevation||1,548 m (5,079 ft)|
|Prominence||123 m (404 ft)|
|Location||British Columbia, Canada|
|Parent range||North Shore Mountains|
|Topo map||NTS 92G/06|
Unnecessary Mountain, also called Mount Unnecessary, is a peak in the North Shore Mountains near Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and a popular hiking destination. It is accessible via the Howe Sound Crest Trail and a direct route from Lions Bay.
The mountain is so named because of an "unnecessary" ascent over this mountain to reach The Lions.
In 2014, a rockslide killed 7-year-old Erin Kate Moore as she was hiking with a group on Unnecessary Mountain.
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