Mount Athabasca, Alberta

Prominence: 651 m, 2135 ft

Elevation: 3491 meters, 11,453 feet

Approx. Isolation: 8.03 km, 4.99 mi
SubpeaksSilverhorn (3447 m/11,309 ft)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)52° 10' 51'' N; 117° 11' 59'' W
52.18082, -117.199596 (Dec Deg)
486353E 5781169N Zone 11 (UTM)
County/Second Level RegionDiv. 15 - Banff

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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1973-08-07 by Jay Rosenthal
     1982-08-12 by Greg Bramlet
     2002-05-24 by Jan Triska
     2003-08-04 by Craig Knelsen
     2007-06-19 by Ray Cossette (Unsuccessful)
     2008-08-15 by Matthias Fieles
     2013-07-27 by Lupe Lunde
     2014-07-26 by Kristian Kalsing (GPS Track)
     2014-07-31 by Serguei Okountsev

View ascents of peak by registered members (24 total)

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Mount Athabasca and the Columbia Icefield are barely visible through the clouds in this view from Mount Wilcox (1992-08-07).
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 651 m/2135 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 671 m/2200 ft
  Line Parent: Snow Dome
  Key Col: 2840 m/9318 ft
Isolation8.03 km/4.99 mi
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Snow Dome  (W)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Rocky Mountains
Range3: Canadian Rockies
Range4: Central Main Ranges
Range5: Columbia Icefield Area
Range6: Columbia Icefield
Drainage Basins
Beaufort Sea
Arctic Ocean

North Saskatchewan
Cedar Lake
Lake Winnipeg
Hudson Bay
Hudson Strait
Labrador Sea
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Banff National Park/Jasper National Park
Topo MapColumbia Icefield 83 C/3 1:50,000
First Ascent1898
Data Source1:50,000 Topographic Survey Map
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Mount Athabasca from Mount Wilcox (1994-08-13). Photo by Tim Hagan.
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The summit ridge between Silverhorn and Athabasca was a treat (2014-07-26). Photo by Kristian Kalsing.
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Lupe at viewpoint SW of Wilcox Pass. (L to R): Mt. Athabasca, Mt. Andromeda, Athabasca Glacier. Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada (2014-07-29). Photo by Lupe Lunde.
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