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Monkhead Mountain  Alberta   #457
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Park Ranges / Le Grand Brazeau Range

Height: 3250 m -> 10663 feet
Prominence?: 60 m  
Line Parent?: Mount Warren (2.3 km away, at bearing 152 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Warren (2.0 km away)

Location:   52.58193,-117.39209     52:34:55, -117:23:32   11U 473433 5825838 (57 km SE of Jasper). NTS Mapsheet: 083.C.11   AreaCode: FL27/FD89
First Ascent: 1950 Mr. and Mrs. Rex Gibson, D. LaChapelle, E. LaChapelle
Monkhead from the Northwest
This peak is #92 on the Height List for Alberta .Located at the northern end of the ridge running north from Mount Brazeau. 2 km S of Maligne Lake. Note that the first ascent party included by Rex Gibson, who perished 8 years later attempting Howson Peak.


Name Notes: Named by Alpine Club of Canada in 1950 because the summit has a "hood-like" appearance, like a Monk.

Trips within 1 km


Paper Maps
1:400000Canadian Rockies Gem Trek
1:600000Southwest Alberta & Southeast British Columbia Gem Trek

Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
11 Monkhead from the Northwest Rick Collier
5 Monkhead Mountain from the northwest Dieter Kepper