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Mount Farrar

  • 3255 m (10,680ft)
  • First Ascent
  • Naming History
52.2944N -118.022W
Located on the Clemenceau Icefield east of Wood River

Province: BC
Headwater: Columbia
Ascent Date: 1927
Ascent Party: Alfred Ostheimer
Ascent Guide: Hans Fuhrer
Year Named: 1923
Named by: Schwab
Named for: Farrar, John Percy (An authority on the Alps, John Farrar became president of the Alpine Club in 1917.)

Alfred Ostheimer, who made the first ascent of Mount Farrar in 1927, wrote of the mountain, "Mount Farrar is a tememdous block, from the summit of which towering precipices on east, west, and south drop abruptly to the base of the mountain."