Mount Celeste

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Mount Celeste
Highest point
Elevation2,041 m (6,696 ft)
Prominence589 m (1,932 ft)
Coordinates49°34′N 125°24′W / 49.567°N 125.400°W / 49.567; -125.400
Geography
LocationVancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada
Parent rangeRees Ridge
Topo mapNTS 92F/11
Climbing
First ascent1934

Mount Celeste is the unofficial name for a mountain located on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. It shares the name Celeste with two peaks in the Cariboo region of the BC Interior. Within the boundaries of Strathcona Provincial Park, this peak lies at the north end of Rees Ridge. Iceberg Peak lies at the south end of this ridge.

History[edit]

The first ascent of this peak is credited to Jack Horbury and Jock Sutherland on August 18, 1934.

Appearances in popular culture[edit]

Mount Celeste is featured as the primary setting in the 2016 platforming game Celeste Classic and the 2018 platforming game Celeste. The game is about the personal struggles the main character faces as she attempts to climb the mountain. The mountain is also shown on the Instagram page of in-game character Theo.

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Sources[edit]

  • Philip Stone (2003). Island Alpine, A Guide to the Mountains of Strathcona Park and Vancouver Island. Wild Isle Publications: Heriot Bay, BC. ISBN 0-9680766-5-3.

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