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Mount Proteus Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 10,660'
Location: 50.9532, -117.4231 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Ken Trout on Sep 20, 2011

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The highest and most glaciated of the peak of the Mellville Group. The first ascent was in 1947 by N. Brewster and Mr. & Mrs. A.J. Kauffman. From Beaton, BC, They traveled up the Incommapleux* River to Kellie Creek and then climbed up to a high camp on the west ridge of Obstacle Mountain. Summit day was over Obstacle (9,150') and then up glacier and neve to the summit.

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Weather station 13.6 miles from here

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Rock Climbing Photo: Proteus Glacier Route (Yellow=approximate "up...

Proteus Glacier Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c  North America : Canada : ... : Mount Proteus
From Houston Lake camp, west up the valley of the old Houston glacier; thence up a rock rib to climber's left of the Proteus glacier. When/if the glacier looks climbable, move right onto it. (We crossed to the right side and climbed up there) to the large, relatively flat glacial basin just to the left of the south ridge. Climb up to the south ridge ( easy 5th) then a short distance along a flat, but slightly exposed, "sidewalk width" ...[more]   Browse More Classics in International

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