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Stairway Peak  Alberta/British Columbia   #1698
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Park Ranges / Waputik Mountains

Height: 3006 m -> 9862 feet
Prominence?: 105 m  
Line Parent?: Howse Peak (2.8 km away, at bearing 323 degrees)
Greater Parent: Howse Peak (3.0 km away)

Location:   51.79330,-116.65610     51:47:36, -116:39:22   11U 523718 5738105 (19 km NW of Bow Lake). (46 km N of Field). NTS Mapsheet: 082.N.15   AreaCode: FL16/HG95
First Ascent: 1944 Mr. and Mrs. D.W. Measuroll, J. Monroe Thorington, Edward Feuz jr. (CAJ 29-164, 193; AAJ 5-435)
Located S of Midway Peak and N of Aries Peak on the Continental Divide.

Name Notes: Named in 1918 by Arthur O. Wheeler in 1918 after formations on the mountain that resemble a stairway up the side of the peak.

Trip Reports within 1 km
51 1996.08.09 Climbs of Aiguille, Howse, Stairway, Synge, and Midway Rick Collier
53 1987.04.17 A Spring Ascent of Three Peaks from Capricorn Lake Rick Collier

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Paper Maps
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Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
11 The 'Drainpipe' on Stairway Peak Rick Collier

Placename Photos
10 Howse Peak Range from Mount Noyes Eric Coulthard
8 Howse Peak, White Pyramid and Mount Chephren Eric Coulthard
7 Aries Peak and Nearby Peaks Eric Coulthard
6 Aiguille and Stairway Peaks Rick Collier