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Mushroom Peak  Alberta
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Park Ranges / Winston Churchill Range

Height: 3210 m -> 10531 feet
Prominence?: 270 m  
Line Parent?: Diadem Peak (2 km away, at bearing 265 degrees)

Location:   52.31194,-117.39722     52:18:43, -117:23:50   11U 472921 5795809 (78 km SE of Jasper). NTS Mapsheet: 083.C.06   AreaCode: FL27/DD19
First Ascent: 1947 N.E. Odell
Mushroom Peak North Face
Located 1.7 km east of Diadem Peak. The summit is normally reached via scree slopes on the mountain's west side.

Name Notes: Named in 1947 because after N.E. Odell completed the solo first ascent he commented that the summit rocks, "...were carved out of dark limestone into fantastic, mushroom-like forms."

Trip Reports within 1 km
46 2014.09.06 One Day Ascent of Woolley, Diadem and Mushroom Peak Vern Dewit

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Paper Maps
1:75000Columbia Icefield 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
10 Mushroom Peak North Face Ken Glover
9 Panorama from Diadem Peak including Mushroom, Stutfield, Woolley and Alberta Vern Dewit

Placename Photos
13 Columbia Icefield Panorama from Tangle Ridge Eric Coulthard
12 Winston Churchill Range Panorama from Sunwapta Peak Eric Coulthard
6 Mount Woolley, Diadem Peak and Mushroom Peak Eric Coulthard