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Wapta Mountain  British Columbia   #1655
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Park Ranges / Waputik Mountains / President Range

Height: 2782 m -> 9127 feet
Prominence?: 952 m above Yoho Pass
Line Parent?: The Vice President (7.7 km away, at bearing 318 degrees)
Greater Parent: Howse Peak (43.0 km away)

Location:   51.45143,-116.47725     51:27:05, -116:28:38   11U 536324 5700157 (4 km E of Emerald Lake). (6 km N of Field). NTS Mapsheet: 082.N.08   AreaCode: FL16/EE57
First Ascent: 1901 J. Outram, J.H. Scattergood, C. Bohren (App-1085)
Wapta Mountain from the Yoho Pass Trail
3 km SSW of Yoho Pass, between the Yoho Valley and Emerald Lake.

Name Notes: Named in 1886 by Otto Koltz after the Stoney word "Wapta" which means "running water".

Trip Reports within 1 km
26 null Wapta - West Face Route Graeme Pole


Paper Maps
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
12 Wapta Mountain from the Yoho Pass Trail David Wasserman
10 Peaks to the South of the President Range Rick Collier
6 Looking South to Wapta Mountain from the Fifth Belay on Takakkaw Falls Rock Route Alex Joseph

Placename Photos
8 Vice President from Burgess Pass David Wasserman
6 Mt. Ogden from Paget Peak Kevin Altheim