Waddington, Mount

WADDINGTON, MOUNT (el 4,019 m) the highest peak wholly within BC, is located about 300 km north of VANCOUVER in the heart of the COAST MTS. The Coast SALISH believe it is the keeper of the notorious BUTE INLET wind. The slopes of the MOUNTAIN were an important hunting area for the HOMALCO First Nation. Some of them may have reached its peak, but the area was first explored in the 1920s by Don and Phyllis MUNDAY. The tales of their explorations are among the great epics of Canadian...

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