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.