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Wales Peak  Alberta/British Columbia   #392
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Park Ranges / Chaba Icefield

Height: 3121 m -> 10240 feet
Prominence?: 210 m  
Line Parent?: Chaba Peak (1.8 km away, at bearing 325 degrees)
Greater Parent: Chaba Peak (2.0 km away)

Location:   52.18492,-117.65684     52:11:06, -117:39:25   11U 455094 5781809 (23 km SE of Fortress Lake). (65 km E of Mica Creek). NTS Mapsheet: 083.C.04   AreaCode: FL27/BG85
First Ascent: 1927 J. DeLaittre, W. MacLaurin, J. Weber (CAJ 16-40)
Located 1.8 km south-southeast of Chaba Peak. The summit is an easy scramble via the west slopes from the Chaba Icefield.

Name Notes: Named in 1927 by A. J. Ostheimer in 1927 after William Wales (1734-1798) whose chief disciplines were in math and astronomy. He sailed with Captain Cook

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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
11 Panorama from South Twin Peak including Wales Peak Vern Dewit

Placename Photos
16 View West of Mount Columbia (Labelled) Eric Coulthard
13 View North West of Mount Columbia Eric Coulthard