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Blackcomb Peak

mountain in the Fitzsimmons Range, British Columbia, Canada

Blackcomb Peak is a mountain near the east of Whistler, British Columbia, Canada. It is the boundary between the Whistler Blackcomb ski resort and the Garibaldi Provincial Park. The slopes were host to the sliding sports during the 2010 Winter Olympics.[1] There is a memorial ice axe bolted to the rocks just below the summit to honour extreme skier Trevor Peterson.[1]

Blackcomb Peak
Blackcomb Mountain-2007.jpg
Blackcomb Mountain in 2007
Highest point
Elevation2,436 m (7,992 ft) [1]
Prominence86 m (282 ft) [1]
Geography
LocationWhistler, British Columbia, Canada
State/ProvinceCA - BC
Parent rangeFitzsimmons Range
Topo mapNTC 92J/02
Climbing
First ascent1923 Phyllis Munday, Don Munday[1]
Easiest routeclass 3

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 "Blackcomb Peak". Bivouac. Retrieved 2014-06-1. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)