Castle Towers Mountain

Feature Type:Mountain - Mass of land prominently elevated above the surrounding terrain, bounded by steep slopes and rising to a summit and/or peaks.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: W side of Cheakamus Glacier, just E of Garibaldi Lake at W side of Garibaldi Provincial Park, New Westminster Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°56'23''N, 122°56'33''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92G/15

Origin Notes and History:

Mount Castle Towers adopted 2 September 1930 on Garibaldi Park Map; form of name changed to Castle Towers Mountain 3 May 1951 on 92G, as long-established in the mountaineering community and as identified in the 1930 BC Gazetteer.

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office

A rock peak with a castellated or dented summit suggesting towers of a castle.

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office

Descriptive, given by the BC Mountaineering Club first ascent party, August 1911; it is commonly known as just "Castle Towers".

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office