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

Height: 3295 m -> 10810 feet
Prominence?: 1227 m above Bow Pass
Line Parent?: Mount Hector (39 km away, at bearing 132 degrees)

Location:   51.81305,-116.68038     51:48:47, -116:40:49   11U 522033 5740293 (18 km S of Saskatchewan Crossing). (48 km N of Field). NTS Mapsheet: 082.N.15   AreaCode: FL16/IG18
First Ascent: 1902 H. Kaufmann, H Woolley, J.N Collie, G.M. Weed, H.E.M. Stutfield
Howse Peak Alpenglow
This peak is #65 on the Height List for Alberta . This peak is #17 in Prominence List for Alberta .Located 5 km west of the Icefields Parkway, directly above Chephren Lake. It is the highest point in the Waputik Range. Howse Pass was discovered by David Thompson in 1807.

Name Notes: It is named subsequent to Howse Pass, which was named by David Thompson after the Hudson's Bay Company trader Joseph Howse, who crossed Howse Pass in 1809. The goal of Thompson's expedition was to connect to the native groups in BC.

Route Summaries exist for this mountain, but are only available to paid members.

Trip Reports within 1 km
49 2007.07.27 Howse NE Buttress Jason Thompson
50 1996.08.09 Climbs of Aiguille, Howse, Stairway, Synge, and Midway Rick Collier

Comments
2004.03.17 Bow Pass Kevin Altheim

Paper Maps
1:70000Bow Lake & Saskatchewan Crossing Gem Trek
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
20 Howse Peak Northeast Aspect Reid Holmes
10 Howse Peak, White Pyramid, Mount Chrephen and Others from Mount Noyes Eric Coulthard
10 Howse Peak Range from Mount Noyes Eric Coulthard
10 Howse Peak from Highway 93 along Waterfowl Lake Kevin Altheim
8 Howse Peak Alpenglow Eric Coulthard
8 South Face of Howse Peak Rick Collier
7 Summits Northwest of Midway Peak Rick Collier
7 Howse Peak from the South Rick Collier
4 Howse Peak through Early Morning Mist Rick Collier

Placename Photos
16 Mount Patterson and Peyto Lake from Cirque Peak David Wasserman
10 Peaks Southeast of the Kaufmann Peaks Rick Collier
8 Mountain Panorama Looking SE from Erasmus Camp Rick Collier
8 Howse Peak, White Pyramid and Mount Chephren Eric Coulthard
7 Aries Peak and Nearby Peaks Eric Coulthard