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Snaring Mountain  Alberta   #4007
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Front Ranges / Victoria Cross Ranges

Height: 2931 m -> 9616 feet
Prominence?: 1057 m above Colonel Pass
Line Parent?: Derr Peak (14.6 km away, at bearing 246 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Robson (56.0 km away)

Location:   53.03802,-118.32994     53:02:17, -118:19:48   11U 410828 5877328 (20 km N of Geikie Railroad Station). (24 km NW of Jasper). NTS Mapsheet: 083.E.01   AreaCode: FL38/AD32
Snaring Mountain
This peak is #33 in Prominence List for Alberta .In the Victoria Cross Ranges north of the Jasper townsite in the northern part of Jasper NP The highest named peak in the Victoria Cross Ranges.

Name Notes: The name derives from a tribe of native peoples who used snares to trap game, and lived in the area. The name was current from the time of James Hector, and became official in 1934.

Trip Reports within 1 km
20 2002.08.26 Victoria Cross Range - 9-Day Alpine and Mountain Trek Rick Collier

Comments
2004.01.01 Proof from old Mtn record field David Wasserman

Paper Maps
1:100000Jasper and Maligne Lake 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
17 View West of Gargoyle Mountain (Labelled) Eric Coulthard
10 Snaring Mountain Eric Coulthard

Placename Photos
12 Cliff Mountain Eric Coulthard