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Mount Temple  Alberta   #1584
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Park Ranges / Bow Range

Height: 3544 m -> 11627 feet
Prominence?: 1544 m above Ottertail Pass
Line Parent?: Mount Goodsir (21.2 km away, at bearing 219 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Goodsir (21.0 km away)

Location:   51.35064,-116.20621     51:21:02, -116:12:22   11U 555278 5689118 (8 km E of Lake O'Hara). (9 km S of Lake Louise). NTS Mapsheet: 082.N.08   AreaCode: FL16/DC50
First Ascent: 1894 S. Allen; L. Frissel; W. Wilcox
Mount Temple
This peak is #8 on the Height List for Alberta . This peak is #8 in Prominence List for Alberta .See the "Height Notes for Mount Temple" for source of height. Mount Temple is the highest peak in the Bow Range, and for many climbers is their first peak over 11,000'. From the Trans Canada highway to the north one sees a most impressive north ridge and North Face, complete with a mantle of hanging glaciers, right from the summit. The tourist route is the SW face, which is accessed from Moraine Lake (the scene on the old 20 dollar bill), then up to Sentinel Pass, traversing east onto the scree. For most day trippers it's a scramble in the scree, and then a long stagger to the summit. However the weather should not be underestimated.

Name Notes: Named in 1884 by George M. Dawson after Sir Richard Temple who was the leader of the British Association Excursion Party that visited the Rockies in 1884.

Trips within 1 km
35 2016.06.29 Late June scramble up Mount Temple Dave van Zeyl
34 2010.02.28 Aemmer Couloir in February Fraser Judd
32 2008.09.28 Mt Temple East Ridge Mike Warren
49 2003.09.01 Mount Temple via the East Ridge 'Big Step' Variation Doug Artman
15 2001.08.19 Mt.Temple for the First Time Darrin Caruso
17 1972.08.01 Temple - Southwest Face (Tourist Route) Route Rick Collier

2010.12.05 Height Notes for Mount Temple Robin Tivy

Paper Maps
1:50000Lake Louise & Yoho Gem Trek
1:100000Banff & Mount Assiniboine Gem Trek
1:250000Banff National Park Gem Trek
1:400000Best of The Icefields Parkway Gem Trek
1:400000Canadian Rockies Gem Trek
1:600000Southwest Alberta & Southeast British Columbia Gem Trek

Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
18 Mount Temple south slopes route - Yellow Bands Kevin Altheim
14 Mount Temple Summit Ice Doug Artman
9 Temple Summit Ridge Mike Warren
9 Temple Upper Ridge Mike Warren
8 Nortth Face of Mount Temple from Fairview Mtn Kevin Altheim
8 The Big Step: Mount Temple's East Ridge Andrew Rennie
7 Temple Summit Ice Mike Warren
7 Rush Hour on Mount Temple I David Wasserman
6 Mount Temple - Many moods of - Fall Kevin Altheim
6 Enjoying the Run Down Fraser Judd
6 Mount Temple - View down the Southwest Face Don Funk
6 Descending Temple's Upper Slopes Steve Sproule
6 Mount Temple from Panorama Ridge David Wasserman
5 East Face of Temple from Lower Consolation Lake Kevin Altheim
5 Temple North Face Tim Deutscher
5 Rush Hour on Mount Temple III David Wasserman
5 Herbert Lake in the Morning David Wasserman
5 East Face of Mount Temple Eric Coulthard
5 Ski down Aemmer Fraser Judd
5 Ski down Aemmer Fraser Judd
5 Mount Temple from the Far Side David Wasserman
5 Mount Temple Serguei Okountsev
5 Mount Temple and Paradise Valley Steve Sproule
3 Rush Hour on Mount Temple II David Wasserman
3 Moon over Temple Mike Warren
3 The North Face of Mount Temple Andrew Siefert
3 Mount Temple David Wasserman
3 Lake Annette in Paradise Valley David Wasserman
3 Mount Temple (South Face) in Winter Rick Collier
3 Mount Temple from Lake Louise Overpass Alex Joseph
2 Mount Temple - Many Moods of - Late Spring Kevin Altheim
2 Mount Temple from Larch Valley Don Funk
2 Sunset Over Temple Drew Brayshaw

Placename Photos
16 Sunset on Mount Templeman Sandra McGuinness
15 Moraine Lake and View South from Temple Steve Sproule
14 Pinnacle and Hungabee Steve Sproule
12 Consolation Valley Panorama David Wasserman
12 Wapta Icefield from the North Eric Coulthard
12 Mount Templeman from the North Dean Richards
10 Continental Divide Giants Steve Sproule
9 Peaks to the NW of Mount Allen Rick Collier
8 The Moraine Lake Area from Panorama Ridge David Wasserman
7 Mountains Around the Upper Paradise Valley David Wasserman
7 Mount Olive and the Wapta Icefield Eric Coulthard
6 Mount Hector from Devon Mountain Graeme Pole
6 Hungabee Mountain and Upper Paradise Valley Andrew Siefert
5 Fairview from Mount Saint Piran David Wasserman
5 Hungabee Mountain from Temple Kevin Altheim
5 Sentinel Pass, Pinnacle Mountain, Eiffel Peak and Wastach Pass From Haddo Tim Deutscher
4 Sentinel Pass and Upper Minnestima Lake David Wasserman
4 Mount Niblock - view East Kevin Altheim
4 Big walls above Paradise Valley Kevin Altheim
4 Lower Consolation Lake Kevin Altheim
4 Battle Range and Dawson Group from Purcells Dean Richards
3 Some of the Ten Peaks from the Summit of Temple Andrew Siefert
3 Septet Range from the Bugaboos Dean Richards
3 Deltaform Mountain from Temple Kevin Altheim
3 Mount Babel Serguei Okountsev
3 Bow Valley Panorama from Castle Lookout David Wasserman
3 Larch Valley Kevin Altheim
3 Larch Valley: Golden-mantled Ground Squirrel David Wasserman