Mount Wilcox, Alberta

Prominence: 484 m, 1588 ft

Elevation: 2884 meters, 9462 feet

Approx. Isolation: 4.79 km, 2.98 mi
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)52° 14' 41'' N; 117° 14' 29'' W
52.244686, -117.24135 (Dec Deg)
483522E 5788281N Zone 11 (UTM)
County/Second Level RegionDiv. 15 - Banff

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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1992-08-07 by Greg Slayden (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2008-08-28 by Jan Triska
     2011-09-08 by Adam Walker
     2014-07-29 by Lupe Lunde

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Mount Wilcox rises from the broad, gentle meadows of Wilcox Pass (1992-08-07).
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 484 m/1588 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 524 m/1719 ft
  Line Parent: Nigel Peak
  Key Col: Wilcox Pass    2400 m/7874 ft
Isolation4.79 km/2.98 mi
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Nigel Peak  (E)
Not verified: May be a major NHN that is not in the database.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Rocky Mountains
Range3: Canadian Rockies
Range4: Central Front Ranges
Range5: Queen Elizabeth Range
Range6: Sunwapta Group
Drainage BasinsMackenzie
Beaufort Sea
Arctic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Jasper National Park
Topo MapColumbia Icefield 83 C/3 1:50,000
Route #1 Scramble
Trailhead: 2020 m/6627 ft
Vertical Gain: 864 m/2835 ft
Distance (one way): 5.39 km/3.35 mi
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Mount Athabasca from Mount Wilcox (1994-08-13). Photo by Tim Hagan.
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The ridge of Mount Wilcox, from my 2008 climb. Fun scrambling with a bit of exposure (2008-08-28). Photo by Jan Triska.
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