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Block Mountain  Alberta   #1530
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Front Ranges / Sawback Range

Height: 2936 m -> 9633 feet
Prominence?: 284 m  
Line Parent?: Noetic Peak (3.4 km away, at bearing 127 degrees)
Greater Parent: Noetic Peak (7.1 km away)

Location:   51.37727,-115.84933     51:22:38, -115:50:58   11U 580085 5692409 (23 km E of Lake Louise). NTS Mapsheet: 082.O.05   AreaCode: FL15/DI74
First Ascent: 1920 Morrison P. Bridgland (Topographical Survey)
Block Mountain
Located NW of Mystic Lake and S of Cascade River.

Name Notes: Named in 1958 because vertical fractures which make up parts of the mountain look like they are composed of giant blocks.

Trip Reports within 1 km
26 1991.09.11 A One-Day Ascent of Block Mountain Rick Collier

Comments

Paper Maps
1:100000Banff & Mount Assiniboine Gem Trek
1:250000Banff National Park Canada: Map and Guide in One Gem Trek
1:400000Best of The Icefields Parkway Gem Trek
1:400000Canadian Rockies (Explorer's Map and Guide) Gem Trek
1:600000Southwest Alberta Southeast B.C. Explorer's Map (Road Map) Gem Trek
 

Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
11 Block Mountain East Face David Henry
6 Block Mountain Graeme Pole

Placename Photos
3 The Three Summits of Bonnet Peak from the Summit of Block Mountain. Graeme Pole