Walcott Peak
Formerly Mount Burgess
Field, B.C.
August 7, 2002

The North Summit of Mount Burgess is a straightforward scramble, although I would rate it moderate rather than easy. Views are limited on the ascent because much time is spent in a gully.

KML Track

Mount Burgess seen from Mount Stephen

The ascent gully seen from the trail

Starting up the gully

Looking back

Slogging up the gully

Looking down the gully

Steep climbing


After leaving the gully we hit snow

Emerald Lake

On the ridge leading to the north summit

North summit ahead

On the north summit: south summit in the background

82 N/7 Golden, 82 N/8 Lake Louise

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