Snowpatch Spire

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Snowpatch Spire is in the Purcell Range of the Canadian Rockies, and within a sub-range called the Bugaboos. It holds 37+ routes ranging from 5.6 to the ridiculous. You will need ice axe and crampons to safely approach any of the rock routes. Be aware that in the best of conditions, weather here is volitile. You can have sunshine, thunderstorms and heavy snow all in the same day. Be prepared.

Elevation (feet): 10,118
Elevation (meters): 3,084
Continent: North America
Country: Canada
Range/Region: Columbia Mountains
Province: British Columbia
Latitude: 50.736389
Longitude: -116.781944
Difficulty: Technical Climb
Best months for climbing: Jul
Year first climbed: 1940
First successful climber(s): J. Arnold, R. Bedayn
Nearest major airport: Calgary
Convenient Center: Banff

Thanks to Gregg MacDonald for adding this peak.

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