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Areas in Western Chilliwack Range

Mount Rexford 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 1
Mt. Slesse 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2 / 2
Nesakwatch Spires 3 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 3 / 3
Elevation: 2,850 ft
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The Western Chilliwack Range includes Slesse Mountain: "..the most spectacular isolated peak in the Cascades." (Fred Beckey, Challenge of the North Cascades, 1969.

Other worthy alpine summits on the BC side of the Western Chilliwacks are Canadian Border Peak (7,516ft,2,291m), Mt Lindeman (7,578ft, 2,310m) , Mt Rexford (7,641ft,2,329m), Illusion Peaks (6,900ft, 2,103m).

On the American side, the higher and glacier pocketed peaks are American Border Peak (7,994ft, 2,436m), Mount Larrabee (7,861ft, 2,396m), and at the eastern extreme of the range, Middle Peak (7,464ft,2,275m).

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Classic Climbing Routes at Western Chilliwack Range

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 3
West Ridge
Trad, Alpine 3 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 5
North Pillar
Trad, Alpine 6 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 41
Northeast Buttress
Trad, Alpine 25 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
West Ridge Mount Rexford
 3
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad, Alpine 3 pitches
North Pillar Mt. Slesse
 5
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, Alpine 6 pitches
Northeast Buttress Mt. Slesse
 41
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, Alpine 25 pitches
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