Mount Terry Fox
2651m (8698ft.)

Located in the Fraser River Valley at the head of Hogan Creek. Terry Fox Park, Major headwater Fraser River.
Latitude 52; 57 Longitude 119; 15, Topo map 83D/14
Can be seen from Highway 16

Named in 1980. Fox, Terrance Stanley (Terry Fox lost a leg to cancer and then set out to run across the country to raise funds for research. He was more than halfway across when he was forced to stop due to the spread of the disease.) Official name.

Photo: Mount Terry Fox from the northwest on Highway #16

Other Information

At 2651 metres, this mountain was the highest unnamed peak in British Columbia within sight of a public highway when it was dedicated to Terry Fox in 1981.

A plaque below the mountain reads as follows: "This mountain has been dedicated to the memory of Terry Fox and his gallant Marathon of Hope. Terry, 22, of Port Coquitlam, B.C. lost a leg to bone canceer but undertook to run across Canada on an artificial limb to raise funds for cancer research. He completed 5,375 kms before his illness forced him to end his run. His valiant effort against incredible odds touched the hearts of all Canadians and people around the world and resulted in contributions of many millions of dollars to the Canadian Cancer Society. Terry died on June 28, 1981. The mountain which bears his name will serve forever as an enduring and fitting memorial to a young Canadian's determination, selflessness, and courage.

Mount Terry Fox was officially dedicated on September 22, 1981 by the family of Terry Fox and the people of British Columbia.

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