The Forefinger (mountain)

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The Forefinger
Highest point
Elevation 1,741 m (5,712 ft)
Prominence 76 m (249 ft)
Coordinates 49°30′15.8″N 122°43′27.9″W / 49.504389°N 122.724417°W / 49.504389; -122.724417Coordinates: 49°30′15.8″N 122°43′27.9″W / 49.504389°N 122.724417°W / 49.504389; -122.724417
Location British Columbia, Canada
Parent range Five Fingers Group, Pacific Ranges, Coast Mountains
Topo map NTS 92.G/10
First ascent 1924 T. Fyles[1][2]
Easiest route scramble from the south[2]

The Forefinger is a mountain in the Five Fingers Group, a group of summits on the divide between Pitt Lake and Coquitlam Lake and north of Widgeon Lake, in British Columbia, Canada.[2][3]


  1. ^ Canadian Mountain Encyclopedia The Forefinger
  2. ^ a b c Fairley p250
  3. ^ Canadian Mountain Encyclopedia Five Fingers Group


  • Fairley, Bruce (1986). A Guide to Climbing and Hiking in Southwestern British Columbia. Gordon Soules Book Publishers Ltd. ISBN 0-919574-99-8. 
  • "The Forefinger". Retrieved 2007-02-18. 
  • "Five Fingers Group". Canadian Mountain Encyclopedia. Retrieved 2007-02-18.