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Castleguard Mountain  Alberta   #364
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Park Ranges / Columbia Icefield

Height: 3083 m -> 10115 feet
Prominence?: 443 m above Castleguard meadows
Line Parent?: Mount Andromeda (7.2 km away, at bearing 10 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Athabasca (9.0 km away)

Location:   52.10970,-117.25442     52:06:35, -117:15:16   11U 482577 5773269 (89 km SW of Nordegg). NTS Mapsheet: 083.C.03   AreaCode: FL27/BC05
First Ascent: 1919 Interprovincial Boundary Commission
Castleguard Mountain from the East
Located on the south end of the Columbia Icefield. The southern outlier of the Columbia Icefield group; 2 km S of the head of Saskatchewan Glacier.

Name Notes: Named in 1918 by Arthur O. Wheeler because it had a similar appearance to a castle and essentially guarded the southern end of the Columbia Icefield.

Trips within 1 km
55 2005.08.19 Castleguard Mountain and the Mysterious Hand of Fate David Wasserman
17 1984.05.29 Castleguard - East Shoulder - Regular Route Route Graeme Pole


Paper Maps
1:75000Columbia Icefield 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
12 Saskatchewan Glacier and Castleguard Mountain Steve Sproule
8 Castleguard Mountain David Wasserman
8 Castleguard and the Saskatchewan Glacier Justin Brown
7 Descending Castleguard David Wasserman
5 Castleguard Mountain, Mount Andromeda, and Mount Athabasca Rick Collier
4 Castleguard Mountain Serguei Okountsev
4 Castleguard Mountain from the East Dieter Kepper

Placename Photos
17 Mount Bryce from the Summit of Castleguard David Wasserman
14 Mount Saskatchewan and Castleguard Mountain Eric Coulthard
13 View South from Summit of Castleguard David Wasserman
11 Tangle Ridge and the Columbia Icefields Eric Coulthard
10 Terrace Mountain Panorama Eric Coulthard
9 Mount Saskatchewan from the Summit of Castleguard David Wasserman
8 Mount Saskatchewan and Surrounding Peaks Eric Coulthard
8 Sunrise on Andromeda David Wasserman
8 The Saskatchewan Glacier David Wasserman
8 Massive Moulin on the Saskatchewan Glacier David Wasserman
7 Wooden Wreckage on the Saskatchewan Glacier David Wasserman
4 Bryce and Castleguard from the Northeast (Telephoto) Rick Collier
4 Looking West from Parker Ridge David Wasserman
2 Castleguard Mountain Stefan Albrecher