Prominence of East Face: 1200m/3937ft
Sub Range: Ha-Iltzuk Icefield
Longitude: 126° 6’47.33″W
Access: Very Difficult. Requires expedition or ski plane.
Info: Mount Silverthrone is suspected to the be highest volcano in Canada but due to being almost entirely covered in glacial ice, this is unconfirmed and Mt Edziza takes first place. Mount Silverthrone is also the highest summit of the Ha-Iltzuk Icefield which is the largest icefield south of the Alaska Panhandle. The first ascent by Don and Phyllis Munday was a tremendous expedition into the remote area and is worth reading in the 1936 Canadian Alpine Journal.
Popularity: Ascents of this peak are rare.
First Ascent: 1936 by Don and Phyllis Munday.
Skiable: From all aspects.
Easiest Route to Summit: The broad glaciated NE ridge which is a gradual skin or walk to the summit with a steep section to the summit ridge.
Avalanche Terrain: Complex