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The Wedge  Alberta   #1454
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Front Ranges

Height: 2667 m -> 8750 feet
Prominence?: 686 m  
Line Parent?: Mount Evan-Thomas (9.7 km away, at bearing 164 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Evan-Thomas (10.0 km away)

Location:   50.84973,-115.13440     50:50:59, -115:08:04   11U 631326 5634773 (24 km S of Exshaw). NTS Mapsheet: 082.J.14   AreaCode: FL05/IB43
The Wedge from West Wasootch Peak
Located southeast of Mount Kidd North and South Peak and west of Evan Thomas Creek. Wedge Pond sits below the north face and is a popular day use area.

The mountain can be scrambled on the north slopes and ridge, and the west side is home to some harder steep rock routes.

For more information on ascending the north slopes/ridge scrambling route consult Alan Kanes Scrambles in the Canadian Rockies. See Guidebooks.

Trip Reports within 1 km
33 2011.08.06 The Wedge South Ridge Julian Ehlers


Paper Maps
1:50000Canmore and Kananaskis Village Gem Trek
1:250000Banff National Park Canada: Map and Guide in One Gem Trek
1:600000Southwest Alberta Southeast B.C. Explorer's Map (Road Map) Gem Trek

Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
11 The Wedge Kevin Altheim
5 The Wedge from Wedge Pond Kevin Altheim
4 The Wedge from West Wasootch Peak Rick Collier
4 The Wedge - north aspect Kevin Altheim

Placename Photos
6 Third Pitch on Northwest Ridge of The Wedge Rick Collier