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Most Prominent Peaks of Canadian Provinces

Showing Robert Kleffner's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (0 out of 13, or 0%)

RankStatePeak Prom-Ft  Elev-Ft Range (Level 3)AscentsAscent Date
1.Yukon TerritoryMount Logan17,21519,541Saint Elias Mountains31 
2.British ColumbiaMount Fairweather12,96315,325Saint Elias Mountains15 
3.NunavutBarbeau Peak85838583Queen Elizabeth Islands11 
4.AlbertaMount Columbia774612,274Canadian Rockies26 
5.Northwest TerritoriesMount Nirvana54569098Mackenzie Mountains7 
6.NewfoundlandMount Caubvick44855420Canadian Shield13 
7.QuébecMont Jacques-Cartier35964186Canadian Appalachians111 
8.New BrunswickMount Carleton20342690Canadian Appalachians82 
9.Nova ScotiaWhite Hill17491749Canadian Appalachians13 
10.OntarioIshpatina Ridge12932274Canadian Shield42 
11.ManitobaBaldy Mountain12512726Great Plains30 
12.SaskatchewanPasquia Hills High Point11172717Great Plains2 
13.Prince Edward IslandPrince Edward Island High Point459459Canadian Appalachians49 

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List Description

This list is very similar to the list of Canadian High Points. Of the 13 Provinces and Territories that make up Canada, the highest peak and most prominent peak are the same in 11 of them. The only exceptions are Saskatchewan and Quebec. In Saskatchewan, the highest point is a flat plateau in the Cypress Hills, near the Alberta border, and the province just misses out on the highest point in the entire Cypress Hills (which is entirely in Alberta and has a respectable prominence of almost 600 meters). Quebec's Mont d'Iberville is located only a couple of horizontal meters from Mount Caubvick (fully inside Labrador), and therefore has very low prominence. So Quebec's prom point is the popular and much more accessible Mont Jacques Cartier.


Thanks to Edward Earl, who, using his WinProm program, determined the most prominent peaks for Manitoba and Saskatchewan.

Selected Guidebook(s) for this List

       Not Won in a Day: Climbing Canada's Highpoints (Bennett)

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


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