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Mount Atlung  British Columbia   #2591
Ranges: North America Ranges / Columbia Mountains / Purcell Mountains / Farnham Group

Height: 3220 m -> 10564 feet
Prominence?: 227 m  
Line Parent?: Medenagan Mountain (1.5 km away, at bearing 4 degrees)
Greater Parent: Medenagan Mountain (2.0 km away)

Location:   50.50139,-116.50222     50:30:05, -116:30:08   11U 535302 5594498 (31 km W of Wilmer). NTS Mapsheet: 082.K.10   AreaCode: FL06/FF00
First Ascent: 1971 J. Christian, D. Jones, L. Gallagher
Located 1.5 km south of Medenagan Mountain and northwest of Mount Farnham. The mountain can be accessed from the Farnham Creek Trail for the west aspect or the McDonald Creek Trail for the east aspect.

Name Notes: Named in 1971 by David Peter Jones after his friend Jan Atlung (1944-1971). He was only 26 years old when he died while their party was attempting a new route on the NE Face on a rib. He was belaying when hit in the head by a falling rock.

Route Summaries exist for this mountain, but are only available to paid members.

Trip Reports within 1 km

Comments
2004.01.01 Proof from old Mtn record field Kevin Altheim

Paper Maps
1:100000Kootenay National Park Gem Trek
1:250000Banff National Park Canada: Map and Guide in One Gem Trek
1:600000Southwest Alberta Southeast B.C. Explorer's Map (Road Map) Gem Trek
 

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12 Mount Farnham and the Farnham Tower - Closeup Kevin Altheim
7 Medenagan Mountain from Horsethief Kevin Altheim
4 Atlung and Hammond II Kevin Altheim
2 Farnham Group from the Bugaboos (Telephoto) Dean Richards
2 Atlung and Hammond Kevin Altheim