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Mount Fraser (Simon Peak)  Alberta/British Columbia   #199
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Park Ranges

Height: 3313 m -> 10869 feet
Prominence?: 1173 m above Verdant Pass
Line Parent?: Mount Edith Cavell (17.7 km away, at bearing 86 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Edith Cavell (18.0 km away)

Location:   52.65646,-118.31914     52:39:23, -118:19:09   11U 410773 5834873 (19 km NW of Simon River Camp). (30 km SW of Jasper). NTS Mapsheet: 083.D.09   AreaCode: FL28/GD51
First Ascent: Sunday July 13, 1924 AlfredJ.Ostheimer, M.M. Strumia, J. Monroe Thorington, Conrad Kain
Mount Fraser from the North
This peak is #56 on the Height List for Alberta . This peak is #22 in Prominence List for Alberta . This peak is #89 on the Height List for British Columbia .Located on the continental divide, southwest of Jasper. It is at the head of the Astoria River which flows east, and Simon Creek which flows west.

Name Notes: Adopted in 1917, after Simon Fraser, the well known fur trader who discovered the Fraser River. The whole massif is called Mount Fraser, and each of the three peaks also have a name. Simon Peak is the other name for the highest point of Mount Fraser.

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Paper Maps
1:100000Jasper and Maligne Lake Gem Trek
1:400000Canadian Rockies Gem Trek
1:600000Southwest Alberta & Southeast British Columbia Gem Trek

Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
13 Simon Peak Scott Fiddes
12 Mount Fraser from the North Eric Coulthard

Placename Photos
14 Edith Cavell and Throne Mountain from the Skyline Trail David Wasserman
8 McDonnell Peak and Bennington Peak from Campus Pass Dieter Kepper
8 Paragon, Parapet and Mount Fraser Dieter Kepper