Pele Mountain Resources Inc.

Pele Mountain Resources Inc.

September 22, 2005 11:34 ET

Pele Mountain Confirms Discovery of Offset Dike in Sudbury Mining Camp

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Sept. 22, 2005) - Pele Mountain Resources (TSX VENTURE:GEM) ("Pele" or the "Company") announced today definitive confirmation that the quartz-diorite dike discovered at its recently acquired Sudbury Offset project is indeed an Offset Dike. The discovery has been independently confirmed by petrological and lithogeochemical analysis completed by Caracle Creek International Consulting Inc. of the quartz-diorite which was collected from bedrock on the property.

Offset Dikes emanate radially outward from the Sudbury Igneous Complex, which forms the outer rim of the Sudbury Basin. Previous Offset Dike discoveries in the Sudbury area have hosted extensive mineralization as well as several successful mining operations. The Copper Cliff and Worthington Offset Dikes have been mined continuously for decades and have produced tens of billions of dollars worth of ore. The Foy Offset Dike, located approximately one kilometre northeast of Pele's new Offset Dike discovery, was also host to a past producing nickel mine.

The new discovery, named the "Pele Offset", has been observed in intermittent bedrock at several locations on Pele's mining claims and continues off of the property to the northwest. The potential strike length of the Pele Offset exceeds three kilometres on Pele's ground. Prospecting on the Pele property north of the Levack Township boundary has also discovered several occurrences of Sudbury Breccia, a known host lithology for footwall-style mineralization such as the recent high grade discovery by FNX Mining Company in Levack.

Pele President and CEO Al Shefsky stated, "Offset Dikes in the Sudbury camp continue to be exceptionally productive sources of economic mineralization. The acquisition of this exciting new property presents a compelling opportunity to add value for our Company and its shareholders. Pele continues to successfully pursue a generative strategy by acquiring and developing high-potential mineral projects in northern Ontario and then leveraging their exploration potential through strategic alliances with outstanding partners."

Pele has continued an aggressive staking campaign on the North Range of the Sudbury Igneous Complex since discovering the Pele Offset and currently holds approximately 350 mining claims units comprising a total of 14,000 acres. Please see for a map showing the Pele property location within the Sudbury area.

This press release has been reviewed and approved by Scott Jobin-Bevans, Ph.D., P.Geo., an independent consultant and Qualified Person pursuant to National Instrument 43-101, working with Caracle Creek International Consulting Inc.

Pele Mountain Resources is an exploration play on the abundant mineral wealth of northern Ontario. Pele has acquired and developed a diverse portfolio of diamond, gold, base metal, and uranium properties which provide exposure and leverage both to discovery and to the increased global demand for natural resources. Pele is active on six project fronts, including diamond exploration at Festival, Alliance and Attawapiskat River funded by partners Goldcorp and Trigon Exploration Canada, gold and base metal exploration at Ardeen funded by partners Maple Minerals Corp and East-West Resource Corporation, and in-house exploration at its Highland Gold and Sudbury Offset properties. Pele stock trades on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "GEM".

Some of the statements contained in this release are forward-looking statements, such as estimates and statements that describe Pele's future plans, objectives or goals, including words to the effect that Pele or management expects a stated condition or result to occur. Since forward-looking statements address future events and conditions, by their very nature, they involve inherent risks and uncertainties. Actual results in each case could differ materially from those currently anticipated in such statements. None of the Company's properties have any known ore body of economic or commercial value.

Common Shares Outstanding: 46,744,237

The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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