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Copper Mountain  Alberta   #1542
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Park Ranges

Height: 2795 m -> 9170 feet
Prominence?: 479 m above Gibbon Pass
Line Parent?: Storm Mountain (8.3 km away, at bearing 269 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Ball (19.6 km away)

Location:   51.20981,-115.88529     51:12:35, -115:53:07   11U 577864 5673748 (23 km W of Banff). NTS Mapsheet: 082.O.04   AreaCode: FL15/CI08
First Ascent: 1885 J. Macoun, W.T. Macoun
Located NW of Pilot Mountain, E of Storm Mountain on the W side of Redearth Creek. A rocky and isolated peak surrounded by trees. It is easy to climb starting from Red Earth creek and crossing the broad plateau on the west.

Name Notes: It was named in 1884 by George M. Dawson. Before George Dawson had visited the bow valley Joe Healy and J.S. Dennis apparently found copper near the summit.

Trips within 1 km
21 2000.08.09 Copper Mountain Trip Rick Collier


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

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Placename Photos
3 Bow Valley Panorama from Castle Lookout David Wasserman
2 Pilot and Copper from Castle Drew Brayshaw
2 Pilot Mountain - View Northwest Kevin Altheim