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Mount Huber  British Columbia   #1601
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Park Ranges

Height: 3348 m -> 10984 feet
Prominence?: 158 m  
Line Parent?: Mount Victoria (0.9 km away, at bearing 20 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Victoria (1.0 km away)

Location:   51.37015,-116.31220     51:22:13, -116:18:44   11U 547877 5691213 (2 km NE of Lake O'Hara). (11 km SW of Lake Louise). NTS Mapsheet: 082.N.08   AreaCode: FL16/DD71
First Ascent: 1903 George Collier; E. Tewes; Christian Bohren; Christian Kaufmann (AAJ 5-151)
Huber from Opabin Plateau
This peak is #71 on the Height List for British Columbia .Located between Mount Victoria and Wiwaxy Peaks. It is immediately west of Mount Victoria and 2 km northeast of Lake O'Hara. This peak is in the Lake OHara/Lake Louise Group. Height Notes: BC Basemap shows its height as 3348m which is only 10,984 feet, and short of the magic 11,000' number. (11,000' is 3353m, so it is 5 meters short). However, the old imperial 1:50,000 maps show a single 11,000' contour line, which would suggest the height was 11,050. This is no doubt the source of the height you see in Bill Corbett's 11,000er book.

Name Notes: Named in 1903 by Samuel E.S. Allen after Emil Huber who was the Swiss Climber who with Carl Sulzer were the first ascenders of Mount Sir Donald in the Selkirk Mountains. Bill Corbett's book on the 11,000ers, says it was named by Walter Wilcox.

Trips within 1 km
47 2006.08.18 Mount Victoria - South Ridge of South Peak Hans Bauck
19 2004.08.02 Mount Victoria - via Huber Ledges Gerald Stehouwer
28 1979.07.28 Triplet - Victoria South, Lefroy, Huber Rick Collier


Paper Maps
1:20000Lake O'Hara Gem Trek
1:50000Lake Louise & Yoho 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
13 Mount Huber from South Klaus Haring
6 Huber from Opabin Plateau Dean Richards
6 Mount Huber David Campbell
4 Mount Huber Northeast Face/Ridge Mugurel Andrei Pipas

Placename Photos
6 Mount Victoria and Huber from Southwest Klaus Haring
6 Lake Oesa from the Wiwaxy Gap David Wasserman
5 Panorama of Peaks South of Niles Col Rick Collier
4 White Mountain Avens on the Huber Ledges David Wasserman
3 Alpine Cinquefoil on the Huber Ledges David Wasserman