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Bident Mountain  Alberta   #1566
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Park Ranges / Bow Range

Height: 3088 m -> 10131 feet
Prominence?: 103 m  
Line Parent?: Quadra Mountain (0.8 km away, at bearing 264 degrees)
Greater Parent: Quadra Mountain (1.0 km away)

Location:   51.28778,-116.14139     51:17:16, -116:08:29   11U 559875 5682178 (15 km SE of Lake O'Hara). (15 km S of Lake Louise). NTS Mapsheet: 082.N.08   AreaCode: FL16/CB84
First Ascent: 1903 Charles S. Thompson, H. Kaufmann
Bident Mountain and Mount Fay
Located directly E of Quadra Mountain on the west side of Consolation Pass. The northwest ridge is the standard route. The rock is half-decent.

Name Notes: Named in 1904 presumably because the mountain resembles a double tooth.

Trip Reports within 1 km
45 2006.07.08 Ascent of East Face of Bident Mountain Allan Main
30 1980.07.19 Attempts on and Ascents of Bident and Quadra Mountains Rick Collier


Paper Maps
1:50000Lake Louise & Yoho 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 Bident Mountain and Mount Fay Eric Coulthard
5 Bident Mountain from Consolation Pass Allan Main
3 Bident & Quadra Rick Collier

Placename Photos
15 Moraine Lake and View South from Temple Steve Sproule
13 Bident Mountain and Mount Quadra from Consolation Lakes Sandra McGuinness
12 Consolation Valley Panorama David Wasserman
11 Mount Babel and Neighbours Steve Sproule
9 Bident, Quadra, Fay, Babel, and Upper Consolation Lake David Wasserman
6 Bident and Quadra Rick Collier
4 Whymper from the SE Kevin Altheim
4 Mount Bell from Whymper Kevin Altheim
3 Upper Consolation Lake Kevin Altheim
3 Mount Quadra and Chimney Peak Kevin Altheim