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Name of Peak on the Eastern Side of Contact Pass?

Postby kaylam87 » Tue Mar 01, 2016 5:05 pm

Hi all,

I hope this is the correct place to post my question. :-k
On Saturday I was out hiking and snowshoeing the Big Pine Creek North Fork Trail. We got up to an overlook above First Lake with Temple Crag to the SW and a peak I cannot find a name for to the east (on the other side of Contact Pass). Thanks for any help you can provide!


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At First Lake
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En route to First Lake
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At First Lake
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Unknown mtn in foreground, Temple Crag behind



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Re: Name of Peak on the Eastern Side of Contact Pass?

Postby maverick » Tue Mar 01, 2016 5:22 pm

Mount Alice
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Re: Name of Peak on the Eastern Side of Contact Pass?

Postby kaylam87 » Wed Mar 02, 2016 10:13 am

Wonderful! Thank you; I knew I could get an answer here! :)
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Re: Name of Peak on the Eastern Side of Contact Pass?

Postby ERIC » Fri Mar 04, 2016 5:57 pm

kaylam87 wrote:Wonderful! Thank you; I knew I could get an answer here! :)


Top left of the HST map you posted, try clicking on "USA Topo". The peak is labeled. :)
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Re: Name of Peak on the Eastern Side of Contact Pass?

Postby jmherrell » Mon Mar 14, 2016 12:35 pm

The peak in the photo appears to be the unlabeled peak just east of Contact Pass (3900+ meters). On the USGS maps the peak 3540+ meters to the east is labeled "Mt Alice". Secor says "This name has historically been applied to Peak 3914, Temple Crag and Mount Gayley!".
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