Pyroclastic Peak


Pyroclastic Peak

Infobox Mountain
Name=Pyroclastic Peak
Photo= South Face of Pyroclastic Peak.jpg
Caption= South face of Pyroclastic Peak
Elevation=Convert|2349|m|ft|0|abbr=on
Location=British Columbia, Canada
Range=Pacific Ranges
Prominence = Convert|145|m|ft|0|abbr=on
Coordinates = coord|50|06|51.8|N|123|17|34.1|W|type:mountain_region:CA|display=inline,title
Topographic
NTS 92J/03
Type=Stratovolcano
Volcanic_Arc/Belt=Cascade Volcanic ArcclearGaribaldi Volcanic Belt
Age=Pleistocene
Last eruption=Pleistocene
First ascent= 1971 R. Chicoine; F. Douglas; R. Wyborn cite web |url=http://canadianmountainencyclopedia.com/MtnPg.asp?MtnId=701 |title=Pyroclastic Peak |accessdate=2007-05-01 |work= Canadian Mountain Encyclopedia]
Easiest route=

Pyroclastic Peak is the second highest of the five named volcanic peaks immediately south of Mount Cayley in British Columbia, Canada. It is steep and rotten and is located 12 km southwest of Callaghan Lake and 24 km west of Whistler. It is part of the Pacific Ring of Fire that includes over 160 active volcanoes.

On the south ridge of Pyroclastic Peak is a feature known as The Vulcan's Thumb which remains unclimbedcite web |url=http://canadianmountainencyclopedia.com/MtnPg.asp?MtnId=701 |title=Pyroclastic Peak |accessdate=2007-05-01 |work= Canadian Mountain Encyclopedia] because of the looseness of the rock.

ee also

*Cascade Volcanoes
*Mount Cayley
*Garibaldi Volcanic Belt
*Volcanoes of Canada

References


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