Big Sister, Alberta

Prominence: 807 m, 2648 ft

Elevation: 2936 meters, 9633 feet

True Isolation: 6.75 km, 4.19 mi
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)51° 0' 52'' N, 115° 21' 11'' W
51.014314, -115.353124 (Dec Deg)
615522 E 5652707 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
County/Second Level RegionDiv. 15 - Banff

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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 17
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 15)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1997-08-23 by Jan Triska
     2015-07-19 by Josh Hayward
     2015-08-29 by H-Steven Song

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From left to right: Big, Middle and Little sisters as seen from the Rimwall Summit (2020-09-17). Photo by ShiBo Pan.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 807 m/2648 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 807 m/2648 ft
  Key Col: 2129 m/6985 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 6.75 km/4.19 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 50.9775, -115.2767
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Old Goat Mountain  (S)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Rocky Mountains
Range3: Canadian Rockies
Range4: Southern Continental Ranges
Range5: South Banff Ranges
Range6: Rundle Peaks
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 Chad Johnston.
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