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Mount Niblock  Alberta   #1597
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Park Ranges

Height: 2976 m -> 9764 feet
Prominence?: 142 m  
Line Parent?: Mount Whyte (0.9 km away, at bearing 176 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Victoria (5.0 km away)

Location:   51.41722,-116.27194     51:25:02, -116:16:19   11U 550628 5696475 (8 km NE of Lake O'Hara). (7 km W of Lake Louise). NTS Mapsheet: 082.N.08   AreaCode: FL16/EC17
First Ascent: 1899 W.D. Wilcox
Mount Niblock from Icefields Parkway
An obvious minor summit situated due west of Chateau Lake Louise with a large basin just above Lake Agnes.

Due to its situation above Kicking Horse Pass, the summit provides excellent views for a relatively small mountain. The route to the summit is a popular scree slog through an attractive alpine cirque when dry, but if snowy is more demanding. The summit ridge provides interesting scrambling, particularly if one stays to the ridge top.

Name Notes: Named in 1904 after John Niblock, who was a superintendant for the Canadian Pacific Railway.

Trip Reports within 1 km
36 2016.06.30 Morning ascent of Mount Niblock Dave van Zeyl
15 null Mount Niblock - From Teahouse Route Mitch Sulkers

Comments

Paper Maps
1:35000Best of Lake Louise Gem Trek
1:250000Banff National Park Canada: Map and Guide in One Gem Trek
1:400000Best of The Icefields Parkway 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
7 Mount Niblock from Icefields Parkway Amy Presse
5 Niblock on Approach Kevin Altheim
5 Niblock Summit Panorama Kevin Altheim
4 Niblock Ramp Kevin Watson
4 Mount Niblock - view East Kevin Altheim
4 Mt. Niblock - view South Kevin Altheim

Placename Photos
7 Mount Whyte and Mount Niblock Kevin Altheim
5 Mount Saint Piran Kevin Altheim
3 Lake Agnes Kevin Altheim
3 Narao Peak - view East Kevin Altheim