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Aiguille Peak  Alberta/British Columbia   #1701
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Park Ranges / Waputik Mountains

Height: 3001 m -> 9846 feet
Prominence?: 206 m  
Line Parent?: Howse Peak (1.3 km away, at bearing 324 degrees)
Greater Parent: Howse Peak (1.0 km away)

Location:   51.80384,-116.66942     51:48:14, -116:40:10   11U 522794 5739272 (19 km S of Saskatchewan Crossing). (47 km N of Field). NTS Mapsheet: 082.N.15   AreaCode: FL16/IG06
First Ascent: 1952 Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Mendenhall (AAJ 8-562)
Located SW of Howse Peak and W of Stairway Peak on the Continental Divide.

Name Notes: Named in 1915 by Arthur O. Wheeler in 1915 after the French word Aiguille which is a word for needle and is used to refer to any pointed, alpine summit. Located SW of Howse Peak and W of Stairway Peak on the Continental Divide.

Trip Reports within 1 km
49 2007.07.27 Howse NE Buttress Jason Thompson
51 1996.08.09 Climbs of Aiguille, Howse, Stairway, Synge, and Midway Rick Collier


Paper Maps
1:70000Bow Lake & Saskatchewan Crossing 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
12 The Summit Tower of Aiguille Peak Rick Collier
9 Hard Rock on Aiguille Peak Rick Collier
7 Ebon Creek Basin Rick Collier
7 The Southeast Face of Aiguille Peak Rick Collier
6 Aiguille from the Northeast Rick Collier
6 Aiguille and Stairway Peaks Rick Collier

Placename Photos
10 Howse Peak Range from Mount Noyes Eric Coulthard
8 Howse Peak, White Pyramid and Mount Chephren Eric Coulthard