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Loder Peak, Alberta


Prominence: 38 m, 124 ft

Elevation: 2088 meters, 6850 feet


True Isolation: 0.86 km, 0.53 mi
Peak TypeUnofficially Named Peak
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)51° 5' 34'' N, 115° 8' 29'' W
51.092682, -115.141444 (Dec Deg)
630149 E 5661774 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryCanada
State/ProvinceAlberta
County/Second Level RegionDiv. 15 - Banff
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     Door Jamb Mountain at SummitPost.org

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2005-12-28 by Jan Triska
     2011-03-13 by Brandon Boulier (GPS Track)
     2016-02-13 by Johann Schelesnak
     2016-02-13 by Joe Carroll
     2016-10-02 by Dan Radu
     2017-01-27 by Jan Triska

View ascents of peak by registered Peakbagger.com members (16 total)

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The second peak in a long ridge, in the very front ranges of the CDN Rockies. This ridge displays a very steep, almost vertical wall on the eastern aspect, and more gradual but still rugged series of ribs and side ridges off to the west. Other sub-peaks in this limestone range include Door Jamb Mountain, Kidd Goat and several unnamed points. Official altitude is not precisely known - contours show it is close to 2150 m.
A logical climb is from the south, along the crest of the south ridge, while the direct face route is from the east and that is a seriosuly big wall, some 600 m+) Good stable rock throughout.
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Overall view of Loder Peak (with Door Jamb Mtn being the first left-side bump on the ridge and the main summit of Loder being the second pinnacle). The route follows the left hand skyline, along the ridge (2017-01-27). Photo by Jan Triska.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 38 m/124 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 38 m/124 ft
  Key Col: 2050 m/6726 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 0.86 km/0.53 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 51.1, -115.1375
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Yamnuska  (NNE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Rocky Mountains
Range3: Canadian Rockies
Range4: Central Front Ranges
Range5: East Banff Ranges
Range6: Fairholme Range
Drainage BasinsSaskatchewan
Cedar Lake
Lake Winnipeg
Nelson
Hudson Bay
Hudson Strait
Labrador Sea
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapCanmore 82 O/3 1:50,000
Data Source1:50,000 Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the Peakbagger.com database by Jan Triska.
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Other Photos

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Typical ridge scrambling terrain en route up Loder (2017-01-27). Photo by Jan Triska.
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Scenic views from the Loder/Doorjam mTN ridge, towards the Bow Valley. This photo is taken above the crux of the route (2017-01-27). Photo by Jan Triska.
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