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Canadian Rocky Mountain 11,000-foot Peaks

RankPeak Elev-Ft  Prom-Ft Range (Level 4)Isol-MiAscents
1.Mount Robson12,9899249Northern Continental Ranges285.58
2.Mount Columbia12,2747746Central Main Ranges97.926
3.North Twin12,2472405Central Main Ranges5.38
4.Mount Clemenceau12,0214869Central Main Ranges22.33
5.Twins Tower11,900351Central Main Ranges.34
6.Mount Alberta11,8702687Central Main Ranges4.25
7.Mount Forbes11,8675410Central Main Ranges29.44
8.Mount Assiniboine11,8646831Southern Continental Ranges88.127
9.South Twin11,749988Central Main Ranges1.16
10.Mount Goodsir11,7036257Southern Continental Ranges39.82
11.Mount Temple11,6144987Southern Continental Ranges13.2110
12.Mount Goodsir-North Tower11,5061007Southern Continental Ranges.92
13.Mount Kitchener11,4991066Central Main Ranges4.511
14.Mount Brazeau11,4834757Central Front Ranges18.87
14.Mount Bryce11,4834147Central Main Ranges8.63
16.Mount Lyell11,4763537Central Main Ranges9.85
17.Mount Lyell-Edward Peak11,467312Central Main Ranges.45
18.Mount Athabasca11,4532136Central Main Ranges5.064
19.Hungabee Mountain11,4503238Southern Continental Ranges3.64
20.Mount Victoria11,3751729Southern Continental Ranges3.217
21.Snow Dome11,352525Central Main Ranges1.914
22.Stutfield Peak11,319820Central Main Ranges1.34
23.Mount Lyell-Walter Peak11,312420Central Main Ranges.33
24.Mount Lefroy11,2931368Southern Continental Ranges1.613
25.Mount King Edward11,2862231Central Main Ranges3.24
25.Mount Woolley11,2861837Central Main Ranges2.26
25.Mount Andromeda11,286958Central Main Ranges1.111
25.Stutfield Peak-Northeast Peak11,286525Central Main Ranges1.24
29.Mount Joffre11,2634938Southern Continental Ranges30.518
30.Deltaform Mountain11,2402697Southern Continental Ranges2.85
31.The Helmet11,214387Northern Continental Ranges.33
32.Tsar Mountain11,2114111Central Main Ranges11.83
33.Mount King George11,1984360Southern Continental Ranges9.95
34.Mount Sir Douglas11,1913711Southern Continental Ranges9.25
35.Resplendent Mountain11,1811535Northern Continental Ranges1.88
36.Mount Lyell-Christian Peak11,175348Central Main Ranges.66
37.Mount Alexandra11,1581316Central Main Ranges4.33
38.Diadem Peak11,155656Central Main Ranges.95
39.Whitehorn Mountain11,1525732Northern Continental Ranges4.35
40.Mount Hector11,1355771Central Front Ranges13.323
41.Mount Bryce-Northeast Peak11,106476Central Main Ranges.53
42.Mount Willingdon11,0663323Central Front Ranges12.511
43.Mount Edith Cavell11,0336637Central Main Ranges10.135
44.Tusk Peak11,0303550Central Main Ranges2.22
45.Mount Fryatt11,0275276Central Main Ranges10.17
45.Mount Cline11,0274203Central Front Ranges17.911
47.Mount Harrison11,0245774Southern Continental Ranges32.311
47.Crown Peak11,024724Central Front Ranges.24
49.Recondite Peak11,0131713Central Front Ranges4.73
50.Mount Murchison11,0013127Central Front Ranges9.84

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List Description

The Canadian Rockies list is a well-known and theoretically popular pursuit, although the overall difficulty of the peaks means that there are few completers. However, there is no universal consensus on which peaks are on the list, and no official club or governing body is responsible for its contents.

Surveyed summit elevations for many peaks, especially in Alberta, are not especially accurate, so there are a few peaks that may be on or off the list pending more accurate measurements. Also, there is no standard prominence cut-off for minor sub-peaks, so some versions of the list include minor bumps like Lunette, Rae, North Victoria, etc.

The list on this page shows the 50 peaks with an elevation over 11,000 feet and a clean prominence (rise from col) of 300 feet. This site also has a "club list" based on the 54 peaks in Bill Corbett's definitive guidebook.

All versions of the list include some very challenging peaks that make completing it a job for experienced alpinists who have taken time to become experts in the loose rock and other hazards offered by these mountains. Mount Alberta and Mount Robson are usually cited as the toughest objectives.

Selected Guidebook(s) for this List

       Selected Alpine Climbs in the Canadian Rockies (Dougherty)
       The 11,00ers of the Canadian Rockies (Corbett)

Caution: These books feature many of the peaks on this list, but may not have information on all of them.


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