Cinnamon Peak
2667m (8750ft.)

Located in the Fraser River Valley west of the Robson River. Mount Robson Park, Major headwater Fraser River.
Latitude 53; 04; 30 Longitude 119; 14; 50, Topo map 83E/03

Panorama viewpoint: Swiftcurrent Creek Bridge. Can be seen from Highway 16

Named by Arthur O. Wheeler in 1911. Wheeler referred to the mountain as Little Grizzly "on account of its resemblance, on a smaller scale, to Mount Grizzly in the Selkirks." Later the name was changed to Cinnamon, a colour variation of the bear. Official name. Other names Little Grizzly

Photo: Looking north to Cinnamon Peak from Highway #16 near the Mount Robson Interpretive Centre

Other Information

The low ridge to the left of Mount Robson and the Robson River (as seen from the Yellowhead Highway) is Cinnamon Peak. In 1911 Arthur O. Wheeler climbed the mountain to study the route taken by George Kinney and Curly Phillips when they climbed to Robsonís summit ridge two yearís previously. Wheeler referred to the mountain as Little Grizzly "on account of its resemblance, on a smaller scale, to Mount Grizzly in the Selkirks." Later the name was changed to Cinnamon, a colour variation of the bear.
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