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Mount Babel  Alberta   #1570
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Park Ranges / Bow Range

Height: 3103 m -> 10180 feet
Prominence?: 200 m  
Line Parent?: Mount Fay (1.0 km away, at bearing 178 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Fay (1.0 km away)

Location:   51.30634,-116.16373     51:18:23, -116:09:49   11U 558293 5684224 (13 km SE of Lake O'Hara). (13 km S of Lake Louise). NTS Mapsheet: 082.N.08   AreaCode: FL16/DB06
First Ascent: Saturday July 23, 1910 A. Hart, E.O. Wheeler, L.C. Wilson, H. Worsfold, Conrad Kain (CAJ 3-73)
Mount Babel and Neighbours
Located on the W side of Consolation Lakes. The easiest summit route is the south ridge via the Fay-Babel col.

Name Notes: Named in 1899.

Trip Reports within 1 km
42 2008.02.03 Ski Traverse from Boom Lake over Consolation Pass to Moraine Lake Andrea Petzold
45 2006.07.08 Ascent of East Face of Bident Mountain Allan Main


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 Mount Babel and Neighbours Steve Sproule
9 Fording a Babbling Brook on the Way to Panorama Ridge David Wasserman
3 Mount Babel Serguei Okountsev

Placename Photos
15 Moraine Lake and View South from Temple Steve Sproule
12 Consolation Valley Panorama David Wasserman
9 Bident, Quadra, Fay, Babel, and Upper Consolation Lake David Wasserman
9 Fay and Babel above the Consolation Lakes David Wasserman
8 The Moraine Lake Area from Panorama Ridge David Wasserman
5 Mount Fay from Pinnacle Mountain Rick Collier
3 Marmot in Consolation Valley David Wasserman