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Watchman Peak  Alberta/British Columbia   #359
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Park Ranges / Columbia Icefield

Height: 3010 m -> 9875 feet
Prominence?: 135 m  
Line Parent?: Mount Spring-Rice (2.8 km away, at bearing 182 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Spring-Rice (3.0 km away)

Location:   52.04139,-117.23417     52:02:29, -117:14:03   11U 483939 5765668 (84 km N of Golden). NTS Mapsheet: 083.C.03   AreaCode: FL27/AC43
First Ascent: 1918 Interprovincial Boundary Commission
Watchman Peak from the North
Located on the east side of Thompson Pass. The summit can easily be ascended from the west via scree slopes.

Name Notes: Named in 1902 by James Outram because he felt "watched over him" as he went up the valley towards Thompson Pass.

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Paper Maps
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
10 Mount Lyell, Watchman Peak and Oppy Mountain Eric Coulthard
8 Androlumbia Summit Panorama (includes Watchman Peak) Vern Dewit
5 Watchman Peak from the North Dieter Kepper

Placename Photos
13 View South from Summit of Castleguard David Wasserman
8 Castleguard Meadows and the Spring-Rice Group David Wasserman
7 Labelled Panorama from Castleguard, Part 1 David Wasserman