Mount Wilbur (Montana)

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Mount Wilbur
Swiftcurrent Lake and Mount Wilbur.jpg
Mount Wilbur rises in the west, beyond Swiftcurrent Lake
Elevation 9,321 ft (2,841 m)[1]
Prominence 2,136 ft (651 m)[2]
Location
Location Glacier County, Montana, U.S.
Range Lewis Range
Coordinates 48°48′20″N 113°44′21″W / 48.80556°N 113.73917°W / 48.80556; -113.73917Coordinates: 48°48′20″N 113°44′21″W / 48.80556°N 113.73917°W / 48.80556; -113.73917
Topo map USGS Many Glacier, MT
Climbing
First ascent 1923 (Norman Clyde)[2]
Easiest route Climb, class 4

Mount Wilbur (9,321 feet (2,841 m)) is located in the Lewis Range, Glacier National Park in the U.S. state of Montana[1][2] Plainly visible from the region of Many Glacier, the peak rises over 4,500 feet (1,372 m) above Swiftcurrent Lake and is a steep pyramid on three sides. The west slopes of the peak join to ridges along the continental divide. Much of the climbing routes are rated at class 4 to 5, with some only used once. The sedimentary rock of the mountains makes for often poor anchoring points and enhances the difficulty.[3]

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Cited references[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Mount Wilbur, Montana" (Map). My Topo (USGS Quads). Retrieved 2010-03-07. 
  2. ^ a b c "Mount Wilbur, Montana". Peakbagger. Retrieved 2010-03-07. 
  3. ^ "Mount Wilbur". SummitPost. Retrieved 2010-03-07.