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Evangeline Peak (Bighorn Ridge)  Alberta   #11244
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies

Height: 2572 m -> 8438 feet
Prominence?: 515 m above Bighorn-Timber Pass
Line Parent?: IG22 (10.4 km away, at bearing 285 degrees)
Greater Parent: Scalp Peak (15.0 km away)

Location:   51.79963,-115.48144     51:47:59, -115:28:53   11U 604712 5739844 (58 km W of Sundre). NTS Mapsheet: 082.O.14   AreaCode: FL15/HE98
The highest point of a long ridge which runs SE to NW between the headwaters of Bighorn and Willson Creeks. It is bounded on the S by James Pass and the James River, and on the N by the Clearwater River.

Name Notes: Named after "Evangeline, A Tale of Acadie" which was a poem by the American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. It describes the betrothal of an Acadian peasant girl named Evangeline to her lover, Gabriel, and their separation as the British deport the Acadians from Canada in the Great Expulsion. The poem then follows Evangeline across the landscapes of America as she spends years in a search for him. Finally she settles in Philadelphia and, as an old woman, works as a nurse among the poor. While tending the dying during an epidemic she finds Gabriel among the sick, and he dies in her arms.

Trips within 1 km
35 2012.02.06 Evangeline Peak - Winter Hike Route David Salahub

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Paper Maps
1:250000Banff National Park Gem Trek
1:400000Canadian Rockies Gem Trek
1:600000Southwest Alberta & Southeast British Columbia Gem Trek
 

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