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Weart Glacier overlook
Canada

Overlook along the arete b/w Wedge Mountain & Mount Weart in Garibaldi Provincial Park near Whistler, British Columbia.  From here one gets a nice view of the large Weart Glacier, which descends in a long ice sheet into the valley to the north.  An upper hanging glacier is nearby, giving loud sounds of waterfall runoff.  The standard ridge ascent up Mt. Weart is seen, about a 400 meter elevation gain from here, hidden on the other side of this ridge is an upper cirque containing a small icefield w/ two thawing tarns in-between.  Immediately north one can see the twin rock formations called The Owls.  Wedge Mountain is to the south w/ its many glaciers pocketing the north face, truly an inspiration area that I had all to myself.  Spans of other mountains within the Pacific Ranges can be seen all throughout.

Copyright: William L
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 20756x10378
Taken: 18/08/2016
Uploaded: 18/08/2016
Updated: 06/01/2019
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Tags: weart glacier; overlook; vista; vantage; pacific ranges; coast mountains; british columbia; whistler; garibaldi provincial park; mount weart; wedge mountain; wedgemount glacier; oasis; eureka; peggy peak; lesser wedge; the owls; arête; ice
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