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Wenkchemna Peak (Peak 10)  Alberta/British Columbia   #1579
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Park Ranges

Height: 3206 m -> 10518 feet
Prominence?: 16 m  
Line Parent?: Hungabee Mountain (0.8 km away, at bearing 315 degrees)
Greater Parent: Hungabee Mountain (1.0 km away)

Location:   51.32830,-116.27640     51:19:42, -116:16:35   11U 550415 5686583 (5 km SE of Lake O'Hara). (13 km SW of Lake Louise). NTS Mapsheet: 082.N.08   AreaCode: FL16/DC27
First Ascent: 1923 F.C. Bell, A.W. Drinnan, H. Herriot, T.B. Moffat, R. Neil, E. Thompson, R. Williams, Christian Hasler jr.(CAJ 24-53)
Located on the southeast ridge of Hungabee Mountain. The normal route follows the south ridge and involves two technical sections.

Name Notes: Named in 1894 by Samuel E.S. Allen in 1894 after "Wenkchemna", the Stoney First Nations word for "Ten."

Trip Reports within 1 km
51 1992.01.01 Hungabee Mountain from Lake O'Hara via West Ridge Route Rick Collier


Paper Maps
1:20000Lake O'Hara - Map and Trail Guide Gem Trek
1:250000Banff National Park Canada: Map and Guide in One Gem Trek
1:400000Canadian Rockies (Explorer's Map and Guide) Gem Trek
1:600000Southwest Alberta Southeast B.C. Explorer's Map (Road Map) Gem Trek

Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
10 Wenkchemna Pass and Eiffel Lake David Wasserman

Placename Photos
12 Consolation Valley Panorama David Wasserman
11 Deltaform Tim Deutscher
8 The Moraine Lake Area from Panorama Ridge David Wasserman