Height: 2844 m -> 9331 feet Prominence?: 263 m Line Parent?: Mount Fay (9 km away, at bearing 331 degrees)
Location: 51.22445,-116.09861 51:13:28, -116:05:55 11U 562944 5675171 (22 km SE of Lake O'Hara). (23 km S of Lake Louise). NTS Mapsheet: 082.N.01 AreaCode: FL16/CA29 First Ascent: 1901 Edward Whymper, J. Bossoney, C. Kaufmann, C. Klucker, and J. Pollinger
Located W of Vermilion Pass and SW of Boom Mountain on the N side of Highway 93. There is a scrambling route that goes directly up the southeast slopes which is rated moderate.
Name Notes: Named in 1901 after Edward Whymper, who is most famous for his first ascent of the Matterhorn which is located in the Swiss Alps. The mountain was originally called Mount Lefroy, a name which appears for this peak on the maps that the Palliser expedition presented to the Government in 1863.