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Mount Clemenceau  British Columbia
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Park Ranges / Clemenceau-Chaba Icefields

Height: 3664 m -> 12021 feet
Prominence?: 1499 m above Wales Pass
Line Parent?: Mount Columbia (36.9 km away, at bearing 107 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Columbia (37.0 km away)

Location:   52.24732,-117.95794     52:14:50, -117:57:29   11U 434601 5788979 (18 km SW of Fortress Lake). (49 km NE of Mica Creek). NTS Mapsheet: 083.C.04   AreaCode: FL27/CJ45
First Ascent: 1923 H. DeVillier-Schwab; W. Harris; H.Hall; D. Durand
Mount Clemenceau from the Southwest
This peak is #13 on the Height List for British Columbia .Clemenceau was first climbed in August of 1923 by D.B. Durand, H.S. Hall, W.D. Harris, and H.B. DeVilliers-Schwab via the W face, which is now the standard route. After the Durand, et al., expedition, the next party into the area was that of 1927 and included A.J. Ostheimer, the guide H. Fuhrer, J. DeLaittre, W.R. Maclaurin, and D. Hoover; this group made a number of first ascent of peaks near Clemenceau. In 1936, the expedition of E.R. Gibson, including S.B. Hendricks, R.C. Hind, and J. Southard, also made some first ascents. The last of the pioneers of the Clemenceau Icefield were G.I. Bell and J.R. Rousson, who entered the area in July of 1951, and made the first ascent of the NW ridge of Tusk.

Name Notes: Adopted in 1961, after Georges Clemenceau, a war correspondent with Ulysses S. Grant and a Premier of France.

Trip Reports within 1 km
18 null Clemenceau - Comparison of Approaches Route Rick Collier
9 null Clemenceau - Fortress Lake Approach Route Rick Collier
12 null Clemenceau - Approach from Athabasca River Route Rick Collier
30 null Clemenceau - Sullivan River Approach Route Rick Collier
11 null Clemenceau - West Face Route Rick Collier

Comments
2004.03.30 Clemenceau Proof to Columbia Robin Tivy

Paper Maps
1:400000Canadian Rockies (Explorer's Map and Guide) Gem Trek
1:600000Southwest Alberta Southeast B.C. Explorer's Map (Road Map) Gem Trek
 

Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
18 Clemenceau Icefield Panorama Lee Lau
13 Mount Clemenceau in Winter Jeff Volp
10 Mount Clemenceau from South Klaus Haring
9 Clemenceau Area from North Klaus Haring
7 Duplicate Glacier and Tusk Peak from Mount Clemenceau's Southwest Face Lee Lau
7 Clemenceau from the East Rick Collier
7 The "Airstrip" of Tusk Glacier with Mount Clemenceau Lee Lau
7 View of the Tusk Glacier from Lower Flanks of Mount Clemenceau Lee Lau
6 Mount Clemenceau from the Southwest John Scurlock
6 Approaching Mount Clemenceau and View of the Southwest Face Lee Lau
5 Mt. Clemenceau, Upper ramp of West Face Route Alan Trigg
5 Northwest Face of Clemenceau Lee Lau
5 Cummins Ridge North with Reconnaissance Ridge and Mount Clemenceau West Face Views Lee Lau
5 Approaching Clemenceau via the Southwest Face Standard Route Lee Lau
5 Sluff Management Skiing on Reconaissance Ridge Lee Lau
5 Clemenceau from the South Rick Collier
5 Mount Clemenceau from Mount Erasmus Rick Collier
4 Start of the Ascent Rick Collier
4 Mid-way on an Ascent of Clemenceau Rick Collier
4 Clemenceau Summit from the West Face Standard Route Approach Lee Lau

Placename Photos
13 View North West of Mount Columbia Eric Coulthard
13 Reconaissance Ridge from Tusk-Irvine Glacier Lee Lau
12 Winston Churchill Range Panorama from Sunwapta Peak Eric Coulthard
11 Mount Shackleton and the Shackleton Group Lee Lau
9 Chaba Peak and Mount Clemenceau Eric Coulthard
8 Younghusband Ridge from Tusk Glacier Lee Lau
7 Duplicate Mountain East Face from Clemenceau Glacier Lee Lau
7 Duplicate Glacier from Tusk Pass Lee Lau
4 Duplicate Mountain North Face from Clemenceau Glacier Lee Lau
4 East Face of Tusk Peak Lee Lau
3 Summit of Mount Clemenceau Alan Trigg