Mount Columbia, Alberta/British Columbia

Prominence: 2361 m, 7746 ft

Elevation: 3741 meters, 12,274 feet

True Isolation: 157.6 km, 97.92 mi
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)52° 8' 50'' N, 117° 26' 30'' W
52.147336, -117.441585 (Dec Deg)
469785 E 5777517 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
State/ProvinceAlberta (Highest Point)
British Columbia
County/Second Level RegionDiv. 15 - Banff (Highest Point)
Columbia-Shuswap (Highest Point)

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Lists that contain Mount Columbia:
     USA/Canada Range4 High Points (Rank #34)
     All Canada County/Census Division High Points (Rank #6)
     North America Peaks with 2000 meters of Prominence (Rank #46)
     Alberta Census Division High Points (Rank #1)
     Most Prominent Peaks of Canadian Provinces (Rank #4)
     Rocky Mountain Range4 High Points (Rank #16)
     Canada Peaks with over 7000 feet of Prominence (Rank #17)
     USA/Canada Peaks with 7000 feet of Prominence (Rank #40)
     Canada Province/Territory High Points (Rank #3)
     Combined USA-Canada-Mexico State/Province High Points (Rank #25)
     Largest-Area Drainage Basin High Points (Rank #17)
     British Columbia Peaks with over 1500 meters of Prominence (Rank #11)
     Canadian Rocky Mountain 11,000-foot Peaks (Rank #2)
     British Columbia Regional District High Points (Rank #5)
     British Columbia 11,000-foot Peaks (Rank #9)
     1500-meter Prominence Peak with Ascents (Rank #202)
     Canada National Park High Points (Rank #2)
     Peaks with Highest Ascent Quality Ratings (Rank #13)

Selected Guidebook(s) for this Peak:
       Not Won in a Day: Climbing Canada's Highpoints (Bennett)
       The 11,00ers of the Canadian Rockies (Corbett)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2009-06-02 by Ian Curran
     2012-04-08 by Greg Slayden (Unsuccessful) (GPS Track)
     2013-05-04 by Greg Slayden (GPS Track)
     2014-07-30 by Arthur Harris
     2018-05-18 by Sean O (GPS Track)

View ascents of peak by registered members (22 total)

Nearby Peak Searches:
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Click on photo for original larger-size version.
The summit pyramid of Mount Columbia rises from the relatively flat expanse of a lobe of its namesake icefield (2012-04-08).
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 2361 m/7746 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 2381 m/7811 ft
  Line Parent: Francs Peak
  Key Col: Crowsnest Pass    1380 m/4528 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 157.6 km/97.92 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 53.1092, -119.15
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Robson  (NW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Rocky Mountains
Range3: Canadian Rockies
Range4: Central Main Ranges (Highest Point)
Range5: Columbia Icefield Area (Highest Point)
Range6: Columbia Icefield (Highest Point)
Ridges/DividesContinental Divide of N.A.
Drainage Basins
Pacific Ocean

Mackenzie (HP)
Beaufort Sea (HP)
Arctic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Jasper National Park (Highest Point)
Topo MapColumbia Icefield 83 C/3 1:50,000
First AscentJuly, 1902
Christian Kaufmann
James Outram
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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