Peak Finder

Photo: Mount Pierce (right) from the northeast on Mount Burke

Mount Pierce

  • 2848 m (9,344ft)
  • Naming History
50.1989N -114.753W
Located just west of the continental divide at the headwaters of Brownie, Kilmarnock, and Lost Creeks; 1.8 km south of Mount Farquhar

Range: High Rock
Province: BC
Headwater: Kootenay
Year Named: 1916
Named by: Interprovincial Boundary Survey
Named for: Pierce, Benjamin Clifford (A member of the Surveyor General's staff, Benjamin Pierce was killed in action in 1917 during WW I.)

Photo: Mount Pierce from the southeast on Mount O'Rourke (courtesy Rienk Lakeman)

Looking west to Mount Pierce (beyond at left) and Mount Farquhar from Pasque Mountain