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Photo: (l-r) Bastion Peak, Turret Mountain, Mount Geikie, and Barbican Peak from the east on Maccarib Pass

Barbican Peak

  • 3120 m (10,237ft)
  • First Ascent
  • Naming History
  • Hiking and Trails
52.7206N -118.415W
Located in the Fraser River Valley between the Geikie Creek Valley and Tonquin Creek

Range: Ramparts, The
Province: BC
Park: Mount Robson
Headwater: Fraser
Major Valley: Fraser
Visible from Highway: 16
Ascent Date: 1924
Ascent Party: V.A. Fynn, M.D. Geddes,F.H. Slark, C.G. Wates
Year Named: 1921
Named by: Interprovincial Boundary Survey
Named for: A barbican is a castle related term.
Popular Hike: Tonquin Valley
Journal Reference: AJ 36-342; CAJ 14-60

Photo: Mount Geikie (left) and Barbican Peak tower in the distance beyond Mount Rockingham from the west end of Moose Lake on Highway #16