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Photo: Looking southeast to Mount Bras Croche from Mount Brown (courtesy Don Beers)

Mount Bras Croche

  • 3286 m (10781ft)
  • First Ascent
  • Naming History
52.3203N -118.004W
Located in the Wood River Valley west of Clemenceau Creek

Province: BC
Headwater: Athabasca
Ascent Date: 1927
Ascent Party: Alfred J. Ostheimer, John de Laittre
Ascent Guide: Hans Fuhrer
Year Named: 1920
Named by: Interprovincial Boundary Survey
Named for: Bras Croche (This was the nickname given to a half breed trapper known by the peculiar set of his arm which had been broken in his youth when he was attacked by a bear.)