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Mount Glasgow, Alberta


Prominence: 400 m, 1312 ft

Elevation: 2970 meters, 9744 feet


True Isolation: 9.41 km, 5.84 mi
Peak TypeUnofficially Named Peak
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)50° 45' 21'' N, 114° 55' 53'' W
50.75577, -114.931521 (Dec Deg)
645899 E 5624706 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryCanada
State/ProvinceAlberta
County/Second Level RegionDiv. 15 - Banff
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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2000-08-19 by Jan Triska
     2017-06-30 by Johann Schelesnak

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Part of a range that rises above the Little Elbow Valley, Mt. Glasgow is a prominent landmark in the front ranges - in fact, one can see it distinctly from Calgary on a clear day. Like the neighbouring Mt. Cornwall, it is a popular scramble and is not technical from most approaches. It is a shale mountain, unlike the harder and less eroded limestone parts of the Rockies. Bike or foot access through Little Elbow is the best and most frequent route, followed by the north-facing drainage and gaining the saddle between Cornwall and Glasgow. As in other cases of front ranges peaks, Mt. Glasgow tends to lose snow earlier than the peaks further west; this makes it an early season objective.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 400 m/1312 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 400 m/1312 ft
  Key Col: 2570 m/8432 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 9.41 km/5.84 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 50.815, -115.0267
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Evan-Thomas  (W)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Rocky Mountains
Range3: Canadian Rockies
Range4: Southern Continental Ranges
Range5: Kananaskis Country
Range6: Opal Range
Drainage BasinsSaskatchewan
Cedar Lake
Lake Winnipeg
Nelson
Hudson Bay
Hudson Strait
Labrador Sea
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapBragg Creek 82 J/15 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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