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Mount Kitchener

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Easiest route  rock/snow climb
First ascent  1927
Province  Alberta
Elevation  3,505 m
Prominence  280 m
Parent range  Winston Churchill Range
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Topo map  NTS 83C/03 Columbia Icefield
Mountain range  Canadian Rockies, Winston Churchill Range
Similar  North Twin Peak, Snow Dome, Mount Brazeau, Mount Andromeda, Mount Forbes

Time lapse last rays of light on mount kitchener


Mount Kitchener is a mountain located within the Columbia Icefield of Jasper National Park, which is part of the Canadian Rockies. The mountain can be seen from the Icefields Parkway (highway 93) near Sunwapta Pass.

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Map of Mount Kitchener, Improvement District No. 12, AB, Canada

Mt. Kitchener was originally named Mount Douglas by J. Norman Collie after David Douglas. In 1916, the mountain was renamed to its present-day name after Lord Kitchener, who had just been killed in World War I.

Routes

  • SouthWest Slopes (Normal Route) I
  • Grand Central Couloir V 5.9
  • Ramp Route V 5.8
  • Notable ascents

  • 1975 Grand Central Couloir (V 5.9 WI5 1050m) by Jeff Lowe and Michael Weis (August 1975)
  • References

    Mount Kitchener Wikipedia


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