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Mount Weiss  Alberta   #381
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Park Ranges / Winston Churchill Range

Height: 3090 m -> 10138 feet
Prominence?: 180 m  
Line Parent?: Gong Peak (2.6 km away, at bearing 155 degrees)
Greater Parent: Gong Peak (3.0 km away)

Location:   52.39113,-117.47539     52:23:28, -117:28:31   11U 467650 5804649 (22 km E of Fortress Lake). (68 km SE of Jasper). NTS Mapsheet: 083.C.06   AreaCode: FL27/DE97
First Ascent: 1971 Mr. and Mrs. H.L. Fuhrer, B. Martin (CAJ 55-93)
Mount Weiss from the Northeast
Located at the head of the McGuire Valley. It has been climbed from Mount McGuire via the connecting ridge.

Name Notes: Named in 1972 after Joe Weiss who lived in Jasper for 45 years, exploring, guiding, and photographing in the Rockies. He was one of the earlier ski-mountaineers whose accomplishments include: a solo trip from Jasper to the Columbia Icefield in 1929, exploring the Columbia Icefields on skis the following winter and then skiing the complete route from Jasper to Banff. In 1931 he made the first ski-ascent of Snow Dome and in 1933 he ascended to just 100m below the summit of Mount Columbia but was turned back.

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Paper Maps
1:400000Canadian Rockies (Explorer's Map and Guide) Gem Trek
1:600000Southwest Alberta Southeast B.C. Explorer's Map (Road Map) Gem Trek
 

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7 Mount Weiss from the Northeast Dieter Kepper

Placename Photos
6 Mount McGuire from the Southeast Dieter Kepper