The Blackwater Tusk

British Columbia. Spire
N ofMcBride
53.3919 N 120.1 W — Map 093H08 — GoogleGeoHack
Name officially adopted in 1994
Official in BCCanada

The name “The Blackwater Tusk” was adopted in 1994 on Map 93H/8, as submitted by BC Forest Service in McBride. Some mountaineers have called this “The Needle.”

This spire is a notable landmark visible from the McBride Peak area, and an official name was required for communication purposes. “Blackwater” is the historic name for the nearby McKale River.


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