Big Bell Mountain

British Columbia. Mountain
Between Doré River and McIntosh Creek
53°17’25” N 120°21’20” W — Map 93H/8 — GoogleGeoHack
Name officially adopted in 1994
Official in BCCanada

Some say that Bell Mountain was named in the 1960s because of a fancied resemblance to a bell. It was also known as Mount Baldy.

Canadian Pacific Railway surveyor H.P. Bell passed the winter of 1875-76 surveying the Fraser River above Fort George.

In 1988, McBride Village Council received a development proposal for a ski hill here, to be called “Belle”. Council endorsed the historic spelling “Bell” in 1992.

A sign for the “Belle Mountain Ski Area” appears at the foot of Bell Mountain Road.

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