Phillips Peak
2911m (9550ft.)

Located beween the Elk River Valley and the Bull River Valley at the head of Brule Creek; 11 km southwest of Elkford. Park, Major headwater Kootenay River.
Latitude 49; 58; 20 Longitude 115; 03; 10, Topo map 82G/14


Named in 1905. Phillips, J.M. (A Game Commissioner from Pennsylvania, Mr. Phillips completed the map in W.T. Hornaday's book, "Campfires in the Canadian Rockies," which described a trip taken in 1905.) Official name.

Photo: Looking to southwest to Phillips Peak from Elkford
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Looking west-southwest to Mount Vanbuskirk (left) and Phillips Peak from Mount Lyall (courtesy Allan Schierman)

Please note that there is Phillips Peak in southeastern BC near the Elk Valley, Phillipps Peak near Crowsnest Pass, and Mount Phillips near Mount Robson.

Ted Moser reports that, "It's a huge, awesome mountain, with a high cirque lake and a ribbon falls plunging down a cliff from it. Best of all, the west face of the mountain that displays all this takes some heavy bushwhacking to reach, so when you get there you know you're one of a relatively few people who have seen it.

Thanks Ted.

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