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Mount Ishbel  Alberta   #1529
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Front Ranges / Sawback Range / Mystic Range

Height: 2908 m -> 9541 feet
Prominence?: 431 m  
Line Parent?: Mystic Peak (2.8 km away, at bearing 358 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mystic Peak (2.8 km away)

Location:   51.26538,-115.77480     51:15:55, -115:46:29   11U 585479 5680050 (18 km NW of Banff). NTS Mapsheet: 082.O.05   AreaCode: FL15/CH67
First Ascent: 1933 J. Packer, D. Day, V. Waters, J. Farish, W. Innes, L DeCouteur, J. Sterlling guided by Lawrence Grassi
West Face of Mount Ishbel
Located northeast of Storm Mountain on the east side of the Bow Valley in the Sawback Range it is an impressive mountain, and the best example the "sawteeth" that characterize peaks in this range.

Name Notes: Named in 1956 after Ishbel MacDonald who was the eldest daughter of Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald of Great Britain.

Trip Reports within 1 km
21 2004.06.27 Mt. Ishbel South Ridge Route Robert Lee


Paper Maps
1:50000Banff - Egypt Lake Gem Trek
1:100000Kootenay National Park 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
9 Mount Ishbel Kevin Altheim
6 Mount Ishbel from the South Kevin Altheim
5 West Face of Mount Ishbel Rick Collier
3 Ishbel from the NW Rick Collier
3 Bow Valley Panorama from Castle Lookout David Wasserman
3 Ishbel and Mystic Peak Kevin Altheim
3 Johnston Canyon, Banff National Park David Wasserman

Placename Photos
6 Sawback Range Sunset From Castle Hut Drew Brayshaw