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Mount Saskatchewan  Alberta   #197
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Park Ranges / Columbia Icefield

Height: 3342 m -> 10965 feet
Prominence?: 1102 m  
Line Parent?: Mount Andromeda (12.7 km away, at bearing 310 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Columbia (24.0 km away)

Location:   52.09989,-117.09418     52:06:00, -117:05:39   11U 493549 5772153 (16 km W of Pinto Lake). (80 km SW of Nordegg). NTS Mapsheet: 083.C.03   AreaCode: FL27/AA99
First Ascent: Thursday July 12, 1923 W. Ladd; J. Thorington; Conrad Kain
Mount Saskatchewan from the Southwest
This peak is #43 on the Height List for Alberta . This peak is #29 in Prominence List for Alberta .Located 10 km E of the Columbia Icefield, and 10 km W of the Icefields Parkway (North Saskatchewan River). It sits between the Alexandra River and Saskatchewan Glacier. First ascended in 1923 by W.S. Ladd, J. Monroe Thorington, guided by Conrad Kain. Journal reference CAJ 14-41.

Name Notes: The peak was named by Norman Collie in 1898 after the North Saskatchewan River. The glacier on the north could be considered the highest headwaters of that river, although the main flow comes from the Columbia Icefields via the Saskatchewan Glacier.

Trip Reports within 1 km
47 2013.08.31 Mount Saskatchewan via West Ridge Jason Thompson
52 2009.08.24 Mount Saskatechewan via SW ridge Eric Coulthard
61 2006.08.13 An Ascent of the South Face of Mount Saskatchewan Rick Collier

Comments

Paper Maps
1:75000Columbia Icefield 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
15 Mount Saskatchewan - Northwest Aspect Justin Brown
14 Mount Saskatchewan and Castleguard Mountain Eric Coulthard
9 North Face of Mount Saskatchewan Eric Coulthard
9 The Summit Block of Mount Saskatchewan Rick Collier
9 Mount Saskatchewan from the Summit of Castleguard David Wasserman
8 Mount Saskatchewan and Surrounding Peaks Eric Coulthard
8 Mount Saskatchewan North Face Steve Sproule
7 East Face of Mount Saskatchewan Eric Coulthard
7 Mount Saskatchewan (East Face) and Cleopatra's Needle at Sunset Rick Collier
7 Mount Saskatchewan East Face Rick Collier
7 Mount Saskatchewan from Nigel Pass David Wasserman
5 Mount Saskatchewan from the Southwest Rick Collier
5 Mount Saskatchewan from the West Dieter Kepper
5 Mount Saskatchewan from the Icefields Parkway Graeme Pole

Placename Photos
13 Columbia Icefield Panorama from Tangle Ridge Eric Coulthard
12 Mount Saskatchewan (NW4, NW3) and area Panorama from Mount Andromeda Vern Dewit
10 Cleopatra's Needle Rick Collier
7 Labelled Panorama from Castleguard, Part 2 David Wasserman
6 Mount Saskatchewan Junior Eric Coulthard
6 North Towers of Mount Saskatchewan Eric Coulthard
6 Mount Totally Awesome View and the North Towers of Mount Saskatchewan Eric Coulthard