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Poboktan Mountain  Alberta   #203
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Park Ranges / Le Grand Brazeau Range

Height: 3323 m <- 10902 feet
Prominence?: 663 m  
Line Parent?: Mount Brazeau (15.5 km away, at bearing 322 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Brazeau (15.0 km away)

Location:   52.44085,-117.21500     52:26:27, -117:12:54   11U 485385 5810095 (76 km SE of Jasper). NTS Mapsheet: 083.C.06   AreaCode: FL27/EC41
First Ascent: 1928 Topographic Survey, via SW slopes.
Poboktan Mountain from the West
This peak is #51 on the Height List for Alberta .Poboktan Mountain is the highest point on the long arm running south from Mount Brazeau, known as Le Grand Brazeau. From Poboktan Creek it is a straightforward scree climb, although somewhat of a treadmill. From the summit there are tremendous views in all directions.

Name Notes: Named by the great Canadian mountain explorer A.P. Coleman in 1892. A "poboktan" is the Stoney Indian word for an owl.


1. Poboktan - Southwest Slope From bivouac in trees somewhere above Poboktan Creek trail, ascend SW scree slopes. The scree is tiresome, but the climbing is basically class 2.

Trips within 1 km
45 2008.08.05 An August Ascent of the Two Summits of Poboktan Mountain Rick Collier
71 1986.08.01 Le Grand Brazeau Summer Traverse Robin Tivy

Comments
2013.04.12 Saddle correction, and also height verification Robin Tivy

Paper Maps
1:400000Canadian Rockies Gem Trek
1:600000Southwest Alberta & Southeast British Columbia Gem Trek
 

Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
13 Poboktan Mountain and Brazeau Lake and Icefield Rick Collier
9 Poboktan Mountain from the West Klaus Haring
8 Poboktan: East Summit Rick Collier
8 Poboktan Mountain from the Northwest Rick Collier
7 Poboktan Mountain Eric Coulthard
6 Poboktan Mountain from the Southwest Rick Collier

Placename Photos
7 Mount McDonald from the East Rick Collier
6 Jonas Shoulder and Poboktan Mountain David Wasserman
5 The Brazeau Region from the Southeast Rick Collier