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Fortress Pass

Col Elevation: 1340- meters, 4396- feet

Key Col for:Mount Edith Cavell  (3363 m/11,033 ft)
Key Col Elevation Info:Elevation range: 1340 - 1320 m
    (20-meter contour interval)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)52° 21' 33'' N, 117° 42' 25'' W
52.359068, -117.706915 (Dec Deg)
ProminenceClean: 2023 m/6637 ft
Optimistic: 2043 m/6703 ft
Average: 2033 m/6670 ft
Prominence Parentage:Line Parent: Mount Clemenceau
Prominence Parent: Mount Columbia
Island Parent: Pico de Orizaba
Ridgewalk Distance:187.64 km/116.59 mi
CountryCanada
State/ProvinceAlberta
British Columbia
County/Second Level RegionDiv. 15 - Banff
Columbia-Shuswap
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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Rocky Mountains
Range3: Canadian Rockies
Range4: Central Main Ranges
Range5: Clemenceau Icefield
Range6: Central Clemenceau Icefield
Ridges/DividesContinental Divide of N.A.
Drainage Basins
Columbia
Pacific Ocean


Athabasca
Mackenzie
Beaufort Sea
Arctic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Jasper National Park/Hamber Provincial Park
Topo MapFortress Lake    83 C/5    1:50,000


Detailed Ridgewalk Listing

The table below lists the peaks and cols that lie on the path from Mount Edith Cavell to its Key Col and onward to its Line Parent.  This route is the highest possible path that follows ridgecrests from the peak to higher ground. It corresponds to the yellow line on the map above.  Note: This feature is preliminary. There may be errors in the ridgewalk data and/or bugs in the code that give misleading results. Sorry for any inconvenience.

Ridge PointLocationElev-mProm-mRidge Name(s)Basins to each sideDist-kmCumulative-km
START: Mount Edith CavellCanada-AB33632023    
(Unnamed Col) 2161   4.324.32
Chevron MountainCanada-AB2840560  2.246.56
(Unnamed Col) 2240   5.3111.87
McDonell PeakCanada-AB/BC326989  16.1828.05
(Unnamed Col) 3180 Continental Divide of N.A.Athabasca/Fraser0.2228.27
Simon PeakCanada-AB/BC33131164Continental Divide of N.A.Athabasca/Fraser0.8629.13
Mackenzie-Columbia-Fraser Triple DivideCanada-BC2667210Continental Divide of N.A.Athabasca/Fraser20.8950.02
(Ridge Junction)   Continental Divide of N.A.Athabasca/Columbia24.5374.55
(Unnamed Col) 1753 Continental Divide of N.A.Athabasca/Columbia4.2978.84
Mount HookerCanada-AB/BC3287540Continental Divide of N.A.Athabasca/Columbia8.4687.29
(Ridge Junction)   Continental Divide of N.A.Athabasca/Columbia3.190.39
Mount ScottCanada-BC3296956Continental Divide of N.A.Athabasca/Columbia6.7897.18
Divergence Col 2410 Continental Divide of N.A.Athabasca/Columbia9.15106.33
(Ridge Junction)   Continental Divide of N.A.Athabasca/Columbia0.54106.87
(Ridge Junction)   Continental Divide of N.A.Athabasca/Columbia3.04109.91
Fortress MountainCanada-AB/BC3007434Continental Divide of N.A.Athabasca/Columbia24.03133.93
KEY COL: Fortress Pass 1340 Continental Divide of N.A.Athabasca/Columbia4.25138.18
(Ridge Junction)   Continental Divide of N.A.Athabasca/Columbia16.19154.37
(Ridge Junction)   Continental Divide of N.A.Athabasca/Columbia6160.37
Mount ShackletonCanada-BC3327547  9.93170.3
(Unnamed Col) 2780   2.4172.7
(Ridge Junction)     0.66173.36
Tusk Glacier 2280   3.62176.98
LINE PARENT: Mount ClemenceauCanada-BC36641484  10.66187.64
PROM PARENT: Mount ColumbiaCanada-AB/BC37412361    
ISLAND PARENT: Pico de OrizabaMexico-Pue/Ver56364922    


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