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Lunette Peak (Lost Peak)  British Columbia   #20058
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Park Ranges

Height: 3428 m -> 11247 feet
Prominence?: 38 m  
Line Parent?: Mount Assiniboine (0.4 km away, at bearing 344 degrees)Calc Separation

Location:   50.86591,-115.64924     50:51:57, -115:38:57   11U 595054 5635782 (32 km SW of Canmore). NTS Mapsheet: 082.J.13   AreaCode: FL05/IG64
First Ascent: Sunday September 01, 1901 James Outram
This peak is #38 on the Height List for British Columbia .Lunette Peak is the name given to a sharp spur on the end of the south ridge of Mount Assiniboine. Although there is not much of a drop between it and the main peak, the drop was sufficient to confuse Outram in a thick mist in September 1901, and caused him to think he had reached the main peak of Assiniboine. Ever since then, despite the fact it really only rises 38 meters above the col with Assiniboine, it has been included in the list of major peaks in the Rockies.

The ascent of Lunette is pleasant, even demanding, and affords fine views of the surrounding area, as well as of its big brother to the north. Perhaps the over-riding caution in regard to this climb is, however, to engage this peak when it is dry.

Name Notes: Named Lunette by the Boundary Commission in 1913.

Trip Reports within 1 km
39 2016.08.15 Mt Assiniboine Summit: lucky weather window Manouane Deschenes
23 1994.07.21 Lunette Peak (Lost Peak) Rick Collier
17 1994.07.17 Ascent of Mount Sturdee Rick Collier
66 1981.08.07 A Memorable Alpine Start on Mt. Assiniboine Orvel Miskiw
22 1965.08.01 Assiniboine from Canmore John Peck
17 null Assiniboine - Approach and Various Routes Route Rick Collier
8 null Assiniboine - North Face Route Pierre Signore
12 null Assiniboine - North Ridge Route Rick Collier
8 null Assiniboine - South Ridge Route Rick Collier

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7 Assinboine (and Friends) from the East Rick Collier
5 The Back Door to Assiniboine Rick Collier
3 Assiniboine and Lunette from the West (2) Rick Collier
3 Assiniboine and Lunette - Southwest Face Dan Ronsky