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Mount Bourgeau  Alberta   #1545
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Park Ranges

Height: 2931 m -> 9616 feet
Prominence?: 462 m  
Line Parent?: Mount Brett (4.7 km away, at bearing 316 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Brett (5.0 km away)

Location:   51.13195,-115.77556     51:07:55, -115:46:32   11U 585673 5665212 (16 km W of Banff). NTS Mapsheet: 082.O.04   AreaCode: FL15/BH37
First Ascent: 1890 J.J. McArthur, Tom Wilson
Route up Mount Bourgeau
Located SSE of Mount Brett and W of Healy Creek above the Bow Valley. The main summit block is composed of massive horizontal strata which looks like it was pushed straight upwards. Because of its location above the point where the Bow Valley turns to the northeast it usually gets large accumulations of snow and typically retains it into the summer months. It is marked with a spot height of 2931 m.

Name Notes: It was named in 1860 by James Hector after Eugene Bourgeau who was a botanist in the Palliser Expedition.

Trip Reports within 1 km
23 2002.07.06 Run up Bourgeau Steve Tober


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
11 Route up Mount Bourgeau Shelley Wales
5 Mount Bourgeau Amy Presse
4 Mount Bourgeau from the East Kevin Altheim

Placename Photos
12 Massive Range in Winter Kevin Altheim