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Mount Spring-Rice  Alberta/British Columbia   #354
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Park Ranges

Height: 3276 m -> 10748 feet
Prominence?: 426 m  
Line Parent?: Mount Alexandra (4.7 km away, at bearing 147 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Lyell (11.0 km away)

Location:   52.01666,-117.23568     52:01:00, -117:14:08   11U 483826 5762917 (81 km N of Golden). NTS Mapsheet: 083.C.03   AreaCode: FL27/AC13
First Ascent: 1923 J. Hickson, E. Feuz
Mount Spring Rice from the North
This peak is #74 on the Height List for Alberta .Located 3 km southeast of Thompson Pass. The normal summit route is via the glaciated south ridge.

Name Notes: Named after Sir Cecil Arthur Spring-Rice (1859-1918) who was the British Ambassador to the United States from 1912 to 1918. He was ambassador during the months following the sinking of the Lucitania, at which time the United States was brought into the war against Germany.

Spring-Rice had earned the enmity of his government after becoming paranoid - seeing German spies everywhere - and also because of his immense dislike of any British visitors to Washington that were not under the control of his embassy.

Trip Reports within 1 km
45 2011.07.31 A Stormy Ascent of Spring-Rice Rick Collier
16 1998.07.12 Queant Mountain - South East Ridge Route Russ Lybarger

Comments
2004.01.01 Proof from old Mtn record field David Wasserman

Paper Maps
1:250000Banff National Park Canada: Map and Guide in One Gem Trek
1:400000Best of The Icefields Parkway Gem Trek
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
9 Mount Spring Rice from the North Dieter Kepper
8 Castleguard Meadows and the Spring-Rice Group David Wasserman
7 Mount Spring-Rice Eric Coulthard
5 Mount Spring-Rice Rick Collier

Placename Photos
13 View South from Summit of Castleguard David Wasserman
10 Terrace Mountain Panorama Eric Coulthard
7 Labelled Panorama from Castleguard, Part 1 David Wasserman
4 Summit of Spring-Rice in Storm Rick Collier