Key Col for Mount Athabasca

Col Elevation: 2840- meters, 9318- feet

Key Col for:Mount Athabasca  (3491 m/11,453 ft)
Key Col Elevation Info:Elevation range: 2840 - 2820 m
    (20-meter contour interval)
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)52° 9' 34'' N, 117° 16' 41'' W
52.159495, -117.278133 (Dec Deg)
ProminenceClean: 651 m/2135 ft
Optimistic: 671 m/2201 ft
Average: 661 m/2169 ft
Prominence Parentage:Line Parent: Mount Kitchener
Prominence Parent: North Twin
Island Parent: Mount Columbia
Ridgewalk Distance:17.62 km/10.95 mi

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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

Detailed Ridgewalk Listing

The table below lists the peaks and cols that lie on the path from Mount Athabasca 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 PointElev-mProm-mRidge Name(s)Basins to each sideDist-kmCumulative-km
START: Mount Athabasca3491651 Athabasca/North Saskatchewan  
(Unnamed Col)3440  Athabasca/North Saskatchewan0.190.19
Silverhorn34477 Athabasca/North Saskatchewan0.250.44
(Unnamed Col)3148  Athabasca/North Saskatchewan0.931.38
Mount Andromeda3440292 Athabasca/North Saskatchewan1.082.46
KEY COL: (Unnamed Col)2840  Athabasca/North Saskatchewan4.536.99
(Ridge Junction)   Athabasca/North Saskatchewan0.987.97
Snow Dome-South Slope29400 Athabasca/North Saskatchewan2.110.07
Snow Dome3460160  3.5813.65
(Unnamed Col)3300   1.7915.45
(Ridge Junction)    0.4415.88
LINE PARENT: Mount Kitchener3505325  1.7417.62
PROM PARENT: North Twin3733733    
ISLAND PARENT: Mount Columbia37412361    

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