| This peak is #4 on the Height List for Alberta . This peak is #83 in Prominence List for Alberta .Mount Alberta is the sixth highest peak of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. It's situated in Jasper National Park, 80 km southeast of the town of Jasper. The grim and forbidding summit faces the Columbia Icefield across the narrow gorge of Habel Creek, towering about 2300 m above the Athabasca River. Its base was reached by way of Fortress Lake in 1901 by the German explorer, Jean Habel. Photographs of the peak created widespread interest among mountaineers and it was first ascended in 1925 by a party of Japanese accompanied by three professional guides. The next ascent was not made until 1948, and the mountain remains one of the most formidable in the Canadian Rockies, largely because technical difficulty and loose rock.|
Name Notes: Named in 1898 by J. Norman Collie. Alberta, HRH Princess Louise Caroline who was Queen Victoria's daughter. She was wed to the marquis of Lorne, the Governor General of Canada from 1878 to 1883.