Yamnuska, Alberta

Prominence: 240 m, 787 ft

Elevation: 2240 meters, 7349 feet

True Isolation: 1.42 km, 0.88 mi
Local or Alternate Name(s)Alternate: Mount Laurie
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)51° 7' 28'' N, 115° 7' 5'' W
51.124482, -115.118179 (Dec Deg)
631688 E 5665352 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
County/Second Level RegionDiv. 15 - Banff

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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 79
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 74)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2003-08-01 by George Bell
     2012-05-21 by H-Steven Song
     2012-09-12 by Jan Triska
     2014-02-02 by Mike Pfister (GPS Track)
     2015-07-21 by Johann Schelesnak
     2015-08-31 by Shea Goyette (GPS Track)
     2016-03-30 by Ryan Allen (Unsuccessful)
     2016-05-02 by Ryan Allen (GPS Track)
     2016-08-28 by Charles Everett
     2018-07-01 by Danielle Manchester
     2019-07-11 by Brett Jeacle (GPS Track)
     2019-07-29 by Serguei Okountsev (GPS Track)

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One of the tougher sections of Mt. Yamnuska traverse, with the chains installed. My trip partner Mark busy hanging on.. (2011-03-31). Photo by Jan Triska.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 240 m/787 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 280 m/918 ft
  Key Col: 2000 m/6562 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 1.42 km/0.88 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 51.1167, -115.1342
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Fable  (SW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Rocky Mountains
Range3: Canadian Rockies
Range4: Central Front Ranges
Range5: East Banff Ranges
Range6: Fairholme Range
Drainage BasinsBow
South Saskatchewan
Cedar Lake
Lake Winnipeg
Hudson Bay
Hudson Strait
Labrador Sea
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapCanmore 82 O/3 1:50,000
Data Source1:50,000 Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the database by Steve Sheriff.
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Other Photos

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Summit of Yamnuska, Canadian Rockies. Photo originally taken in September of 2012 (2011-03-31). Photo by Jan Triska.
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Typical terrain along the ridge. Coming up over the first crux (2012-09-12). Photo by Jan Triska.
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