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Foster Peak  British Columbia   #1642
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Park Ranges / Vermilion Range

Height: 3201 m -> 10502 feet
Prominence?: 996 m above Wolverine Pass
Line Parent?: Mount Goodsir (22.2 km away, at bearing 313 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Goodsir (22.0 km away)

Location:   51.06554,-116.16405     51:03:56, -116:09:51   11U 558575 5657445 (40 km S of Lake Louise). NTS Mapsheet: 082.N.01   AreaCode: FL16/AB66
First Ascent: 1933 Katie Gardiner, Ken Jones, Walter Feuz (CAJ 22-90)
Foster Peak from the South
Foster Peak is the west shoulder of Numa Pass, north of Floe Lake in Kootenay National Park, and forms part of the Rockwall.

Name Notes: Named in 1932 after Sir George Eulas Foster who was a Canadian diplomat. Another source lists the peak as being named after W.W. Foster, who climbed Robson in 1913.

Trips within 1 km
38 1988.07.29 An Ascent of Numa Mountain and the Northeast Ridge of Foster Peak Rick Collier


Paper Maps
1:100000Kootenay National Park Gem Trek
1:100000Banff & Mount Assiniboine Gem Trek
1:250000Banff National Park Gem Trek
1:600000Southwest Alberta & Southeast British Columbia Gem Trek

Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
12 Foster Peak in Kootenay National Park David Wasserman
10 East Face of Foster Peak Rick Collier
9 Foster Peak from the Southwest at Sunset Rick Collier
7 The SW Face of Mount Foster Rick Collier
6 Foster Peak from the South Rick Collier

Placename Photos
17 Tumbling, Mammoth, Foster and the Wolverine Warden's Cabin Stephen Skog
12 The Airy Summit of Foster Peak Rick Collier
3 Vermilion Range from Whymper Kevin Altheim