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Mount Louis  Alberta   #1525
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Front Ranges / Sawback Range / Mystic Range

Height: 2667 m <- 8750 feet
Prominence?: 207 m  
Line Parent?: Mount Cory (1.7 km away, at bearing 205 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Cory (1.7 km away)

Location:   51.21511,-115.67923     51:12:54, -115:40:45   11U 592247 5674575 (10 km NW of Banff). NTS Mapsheet: 082.O.04   AreaCode: FL15/CG17
First Ascent: Wednesday July 19, 1916 A.H. MacCarthy, Conrad Kain. (AJ 32-68; App 17-18; CAJ 9-32)
Mount Louis - Southeast Aspect from Mouth of Gargoyle Valley
An impressive limestone tower featuring some classic rock climbs. All routes require 5th class climbing with the easiest line being 5.6. This peak is notorious for attracting lightning strikes.

Name Notes: Named in 1886 after Louis B Stewart who surveyed in Banff National Park in 1904 and travelled the Rockies with A.P. Coleman in 1892 and 1903.

Trip Reports within 1 km
31 2007.07.28 Gmoser Route on Mount Louis Route Mike Warren
21 2002.08.24 Mount Louis Climb Steve Tober
24 2001.08.30 Kain Route -Mt. Louis Drew Brayshaw
18 1999.07.21 Rockies Initiation: Mt Louis Ivar Nell
23 1987.07.26 An Ascent of Mount Fifi Rick Collier


Paper Maps
1:35000Banff Up-Close Gem Trek
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

Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
15 Mount Louis - South Aspect Justin Brown
10 Mount Louis Justin Brown
9 Mount Louis Sunrise Mike Warren
8 Mount Louis Summit Block Mike Warren
8 Mount Louis from the Summit of Mount Fifi Rick Collier
8 Mt. Louis and the Forty Mile Creek Valley from Cascade Mountain Mitch Sulkers
6 Mount Louis Summit Panorama Mike Warren
6 Mount Louis: Gmoser Crux Mike Warren
5 Mount Louis from the Southeast David Wasserman
5 Florian on Gmoser Mike Warren
5 Mount Louis - Southeast Aspect from Mouth of Gargoyle Valley Drew Brayshaw
3 Mount Louis from the North Anthony Mallinson

Placename Photos
6 Summit Tower of Mt. Louis Drew Brayshaw
3 High on the Kain Route Drew Brayshaw