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Grotto Mountain, Alberta


Prominence: 238 m, 781 ft

Elevation: 2706 meters, 8878 feet


True Isolation: 6.98 km, 4.34 mi
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)51° 5' 17'' N, 115° 16' 4'' W
51.088018, -115.267808 (Dec Deg)
621313 E 5661040 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryCanada
State/ProvinceAlberta
County/Second Level RegionDiv. 15 - Banff
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     Grotto Mountain at SummitPost.org
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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1992-10-02 by Jan Triska
     2010-06-03 by Brandon Boulier (GPS Track)
     2015-02-23 by Jan Triska
     2015-08-02 by Johann Schelesnak
     2016-11-07 by Ryan Allen (GPS Track)
     2017-07-16 by Alexis Dallaire

View ascents of peak by registered Peakbagger.com members (15 total)

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Overall view of Grotto Mountain, from the valley in Canmore. Ascent line goes up the second prominent rock rib from the left and then across the upper slopes (2015-02-23). Photo by Jan Triska.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 238 m/781 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 238 m/781 ft
  Key Col: 2468 m/8097 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 6.98 km/4.34 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 51.1408, -115.3217
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Middle Sister  (SW)
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 Chad Johnston.
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Other Photos

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Upper slopes of Grotto. Lots of slogging through snow covered scree, at this point. Gorgeous late February day (2015-02-23). Photo by Jan Triska.
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Views from the summit, towards the north-west. Summit ridge of Grotto, plus Mt. Lady MacDonald, are prominent.(Also peaks above Banff, in the far background) (2015-02-23). Photo by Jan Triska.
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