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Mount Morrison  Alberta   #1473
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Park Ranges / Blue Range

Height: 2765 m -> 9072 feet
Prominence?: 133 m  
Line Parent?: Mount Turner (1.8 km away, at bearing 3 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Turner (1.8 km away)

Location:   50.83806,-115.47889     50:50:17, -115:28:44   11U 607104 5632919 (29 km S of Canmore). NTS Mapsheet: 082.J.14   AreaCode: FL05/IE37
First Ascent: 1955 D.K. Morrison (CAJ 39-83)
Morrison from Watridge Lake
Located S of Mount Turner and directly NW of the confluence of Currie Creek and Spray River.

Name Notes: Named in 1918 after Sir Edward Whipple Bancroft Morrison who was a Major-General (D.S.O.) who served in the South African War with Sir Richard Ernest William Turner. They were part of the Royal Canadian Dragoons which were under command of Brigadier-General Horace Smith-Dorrien. After that he was the Editor-in-Chief of the Ottawa Citizen (1898 to 1912) then went on to command the Canadian Artillery during World War I.

Trip Reports within 1 km
16 1998.07.11 Mount Morrison - New Route Rick Collier


Paper Maps
1:50000Canmore and Kananaskis Village Gem Trek
1:100000Banff & Mount Assiniboine 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
9 Morrison from Watridge Lake Kevin Altheim

Placename Photos
7 Mount Morrison and Mount Turner from Buller Pond David Wasserman