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The Towers  Alberta/British Columbia   #1490
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Park Ranges

Height: 2842 m -> 9324 feet
Prominence?: 189 m  
Line Parent?: Mount Magog (2.5 km away, at bearing 249 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Assiniboine (4.0 km away)

Location:   50.88700,-115.60205     50:53:13, -115:36:07   11U 598330 5638190 (28 km SW of Canmore). NTS Mapsheet: 082.J.13   AreaCode: FL05/IG80
First Ascent: 1916 Interprovincial Boundary Commission
The Towers From the North
Located NE of Terrapin on the W side of Wonder Pass.

Name Notes: Named in 1917 by Arthur O. Wheeler in 1917 after the large, tower-like spires.

Trip Reports within 1 km
34 1992.08.10 An Ascent of The Towers, Naiset Point (and Strom) Rick Collier
25 1988.07.11 Ascents of Wonder Pk., Mt. Cautley, Gibraltar Rock, and Cascade Rock Rick Collier


Paper Maps
1:100000Banff & Mount Assiniboine Gem Trek
1:250000Banff National Park Gem Trek
1:600000Southwest Alberta & Southeast British Columbia Gem Trek

Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
8 The Towers From the North Brian Buick

Placename Photos
9 Mount Cautley and the Assiniboine Environs Vern Dewit
9 Summit view from Nub Peak Vern Dewit
7 Terrapin and Friends in Winter Rick Collier
6 The Towers of Cathedral Crags Rick Collier
4 Assiniboine and its Neighbours in Winter Rick Collier