Preamble - what and where the heck is Walcott Peak?!
What I didn't know until coming home and doing some research after scrambling Kane's "Mount Burgess", is that Kane could have made things much simpler for readers and himself. The 'easy north peak' of Mount Burgess actually does have another name. It is officially called 'Walcott Peak'. Why Kane didn't simply call his scramble after the actual name of the north summit is beyond me but it sure makes things easier. Walcott wasn't officially named until 1996 so Kane may have missed this in his updated edition of the scrambles book.
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