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Mount Cory (Hole in the Wall Mountain)  Alberta   #1524
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Front Ranges / Sawback Range / Mystic Range

Height: 2802 m -> 9193 feet
Prominence?: 262 m  
Line Parent?: Mystic Peak (11.6 km away, at bearing 329 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mystic Peak (11.6 km away)

Location:   51.20131,-115.68934     51:12:05, -115:41:22   11U 591568 5673027 (10 km W of Banff). NTS Mapsheet: 082.O.04   AreaCode: FL15/CG08
This limestone mountain of the Sawback Range is found directly north of the Trans Canada Highway west of Banff. It has a domed south face of massive limestone slabs, noted for many rock climbs and the prominent Hole in the Wall grotto.

Name Notes: Named in 1923 after William Wallace Cory who was the Deputy Minister of the Interior from 1905 to 1930.

Trips within 1 km
20 2005.07.01 Mount Cory, S ridge Ian Hunt
19 2004.05.29 Gargoyles in the Snow - Gargoyle Valley Justin Brown
21 2002.08.24 Mount Louis Climb Steve Tober
18 1999.07.21 Rockies Initiation: Mt Louis Ivar Nell


Paper Maps
1:50000Banff - Egypt Lake Gem Trek
1:100000Banff & Mount Assiniboine Gem Trek
1:250000Banff National Park Gem Trek
1:400000Canadian Rockies Gem Trek
1:600000Southwest Alberta & Southeast British Columbia Gem Trek

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Placename Photos
9 Mount Norquay from the South Anthony Mallinson
6 Sawback Range Sunset From Castle Hut Drew Brayshaw
4 Sawback Range from Mount Norquay Anthony Mallinson