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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
50 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

Comments

Paper Maps
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1:600000Southwest Alberta Southeast B.C. Explorer's Map (Road Map) Gem Trek
 

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