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Mount Scott  Alberta/British Columbia   #480
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Park Ranges / Hooker Icefield

Height: 3296 m -> 10814 feet
Prominence?: 966 m  
Line Parent?: Mount Fryatt (15.0 km away, at bearing 41 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Fryatt (15.0 km away)

Location:   52.44867,-118.05563     52:26:55, -118:03:20   11U 428258 5811466 (15 km S of Simon River Camp). (48 km S of Jasper). NTS Mapsheet: 083.D.08   AreaCode: FL28/EA45
First Ascent: 1928 W.R. Hainsworth, M.M. Strumia (CAJ 17-15; AAJ 1-64)
Mount Scott from the North
This peak is #64 on the Height List for Alberta . This peak is #44 in Prominence List for Alberta .A jagged rock peak on the continental divide, about 5 km NE of Mount Hooker. On the west it drains into Scott Creek (Whirlpool and Athabasca Rivers) and on the east into Alnus Creek (Fortress Lake).

Name Notes: Named in 1913 after Captain Scott, the leader of the ill fated South Pole expedition of 1912. Scott reached the south pole in 1912 only to see the dog tracks of Roald Amundsen who had gotten there earlier the same year. Scott and his party of five ran out of food and died in their tents on the return march, only 15 km from a major food cache.)


1. South slopes (1928.06.00) W.R.Hainsworth, M.M.Strumia.. Scramble with cornices. From morraine S of Mount Scott, ascend scree and snow to plateau between Scott and Mount Oates. From here, climb the south slopes to the south summit. From here it takes an extra hour to get to the North summit, which is the highest point. Cornices. CAJ 17-15, AAJ 1-63.

Trips within 1 km

Comments
2004.01.01 Proof from old Mtn record field David Wasserman

Paper Maps
1:100000Jasper and Maligne Lake Gem Trek
1:400000Canadian Rockies Gem Trek
1:600000Southwest Alberta & Southeast British Columbia Gem Trek
 

Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
12 Mount Scott from the west-closeup view Dieter Kepper
7 Mount Scott from the North Dieter Kepper
5 Mount Scott from the west Dieter Kepper

Placename Photos
5 Hooker Icefield Peaks David Henry