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Photo: Northeast ridge of Mount Mummery, Mount Karakal, and Mount Trutch (courtesy Glen Boles)

Mount Karakal

  • 2966 m (9,731ft)
  • First Ascent
  • Naming History
51.6750N -116.843W
Located west of the Mummery Glacier

Province: BC
Headwater: Columbia
Ascent Date: 1952
Ascent Party: Dr. and Mrs. E.K. Karcher, Mr. and Mrs. A.J. Kaufmann, J. Showacre
Year Named: 1952
Named by: A. J. Kauffman
Named for: The mountain was thought to resemble the pyramid at the entrance to Shagrai La.

Mount Karakal and Jones Peak are high points along the ridge that connects Mount Mummery, to the south, with Nanga Parbat Mountain to the north-northwest. The headwaters of Waitabit Creek lie to the west of this ridge.

Photo: Looking northwest to Mount Karakal from the Mummery Creek bridge on the Blaeberry River road