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Nanga Parbat Mountain  Alberta/British Columbia   #298
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Park Ranges / Freshfields Ranges

Height: 3270 m -> 10728 feet
Prominence?: 270 m  
Line Parent?: Mount Barnard (3.9 km away, at bearing 276 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Barnard (4.0 km away)

Location:   51.70541,-116.86453     51:42:19, -116:51:52   11U 509361 5728283 (43 km NW of Field). NTS Mapsheet: 082.N.10   AreaCode: FL16/HI06
First Ascent: 1922 Howard Palmer, J. Monroe Thorington, Edward Feuz Jr. (AJ 34-395, CAJ 13-67)
Nanga Parbat from the Nanga Parbat - Gilgit Col
This peak is #79 on the Height List for Alberta .A snowy summit on the Freshfield Icefield located E of Mount Trutch and SW of Gilgit Mountain.

Name Notes: Named in 1898 by J. Norman Collie in 1898 after Nanga Parbat in the Himalayas.

1. SE Ridge Easy ski. From north of the objective on the Freshfield Icefield travel around to below the southwest face. If approaching from the Mummery Glacier, ascend to the Nanga Parbat - Gilgit col and then travel around the to north side of the peak rather than attempt to pass on the south of the peak, which forces you to cross an avalanche susceptible slope above 2500' cliffs. Climb the moderate snow of the west/southwest face to the SE ridge, which is followed easily to the summit.


Trips within 1 km
51 1989.04.29 The Freshfield Grand Slam (Freshfields South) Rick Collier
19 null Nanga Parbat - South East Ridge Route Doug Brown

2004.03.05 Prominence Proof Kevin Altheim

Paper Maps
1:70000Bow Lake & Saskatchewan Crossing Gem Trek
1:250000Banff National Park Gem Trek
1:400000Best of The Icefields Parkway Gem Trek
1:400000Canadian Rockies Gem Trek
1:600000Southwest Alberta & Southeast British Columbia Gem Trek

Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
9 Peaks at the South End of the Freshfield Icefield Rick Collier
9 Nanga Parbat from the Nanga Parbat - Gilgit Col Steve Sheriff
5 North face of Nanga Parbat Peter F. Green

Placename Photos
11 Labelled Panorama -Nanga Parbat to Golden Eagle Eric Coulthard
9 Labelled Panorama -Mummery to Sir Sandford Eric Coulthard