Welch Peak

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Welch Peak
Welch Peak.jpg
Welch Peak in October 2008
Highest point
Elevation 2,431 m (7,976 ft) [1]
Prominence 1,441 m (4,728 ft) [1]
Listing List of mountains of Canada
Coordinates 49°09′36″N 121°36′03″W / 49.16000°N 121.60083°W / 49.16000; -121.60083Coordinates: 49°09′36″N 121°36′03″W / 49.16000°N 121.60083°W / 49.16000; -121.60083
Geography
Parent range Cheam Range
Climbing
First ascent 1924 by A. Cooper, F. Smith, and F. Spouse[1]

Welch Peak is a peak in the Cheam Range, located in southwestern British Columbia, Canada, near Chilliwack. It is the highest summit in the range. The mountain is named after one of the partners in the engineering firm Foley, Welch and Stewart who built and operated the Lucky Four Mine located near the peak. Nearby peaks are also named after the other partners (Foley Peak and Stewart Peak).


Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Welch Peak". Bivouac.com. Retrieved 2010-01-01. 
  2. ^ "Welch Peak". BC Geographical Names. Retrieved 2013-06-15. 

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