Garibaldi Provincial Park

GARIBALDI PROVINCIAL PARK, 1946.5 sq km, is a wilderness of volcanic mountains, subalpine meadows and glacial LAKES 65 km north of VANCOUVER. Mt Garibaldi (el 2,678 m) was named in 1860 for the 19th-century Italian patriot Giuseppe Garibaldi by the British naval officer G.H. RICHARDS, as the latter surveyed HOWE SOUND. Members of the SQUAMISH Nation called the peak Chuckigh (Cheekye), meaning "dirty snow"; it was first climbed in 1907 and became a mecca for MOUNTAINEERING enthusiasts, who...

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