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Roche a Perdrix  Alberta   #10971
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Front Ranges / Fiddle Range

Height: 2100 m -> 6890 feet
Prominence?: 80 m  
Line Parent?: Fiddle Peak (5.5 km away, at bearing 134 degrees)
Greater Parent: Fiddle Peak (5.0 km away)

Location:   53.21363,-117.80399     53:12:49, -117:48:14   11U 446311 5896337 (25 km SW of Hinton). NTS Mapsheet: 083.F.04   AreaCode: FL37/CI10
Roche A Perdrix from the north
Located 5.5km NW of Fiddle Peak at the NW end of the Fiddle Range, and directly SE of the Yellowhead Hwy.

Name Notes: Named in 1872 by George Munro Grant because he thought that the folding of the layers of rock in the mountain resembled the tail of a partridge,which is "perdrix" in French.

Trip Reports within 1 km
25 2008.08.21 Roche a Perdrix in the Rain Klaus Haring
27 2006.09.26 An Unintended Ascent of the Southwest Face of Roche a Perdrix Rick Collier
19 2006.08.19 "Chimney" route - Roche A Perdrix Henrik Hinkkala


Paper Maps
1:400000Canadian Rockies (Explorer's Map and Guide) Gem Trek
1:600000Southwest Alberta Southeast B.C. Explorer's Map (Road Map) Gem Trek

Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
7 Roche A Perdrix from the north Dieter Kepper
5 Roche Perdrix Eric Coulthard
3 Roche a Perdrix from the East Dieter Kepper