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Mount Field  British Columbia
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Park Ranges / Waputik Mountains / President Range

Height: 2642 m -> 8668 feet
Prominence?: 182 m  
Line Parent?: Wapta Mountain (2.5 km away, at bearing 336 degrees)
Greater Parent: Wapta Mountain (3.0 km away)

Location:   51.43074,-116.46281     51:25:51, -116:27:46   11U 537344 5697863 (5 km E of Emerald Lake). (4 km NE of Field). NTS Mapsheet: 082.N.08   AreaCode: FL16/EE36
First Ascent: 1887 J.J. McArthur, T. Riley Dominion Topographic Survey
Culminates the south ridge of Wapta Mountain. 4 km NE of Field.

Name Notes: Named in 1883 after Cyrus West Field who as a guest of the CPR visited the "end of steel" in 1884 but did not invest in the cash-strapped Canadian Pacific Railway as it had been hoped. He was also a promotor of the first trans-Atlantic cable.

Trip Reports within 1 km
16 null Field - West Face - Regular Summer Route Route Graeme Pole

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Paper Maps
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Placename Photos
6 Looking South to Wapta Mountain from the Fifth Belay on Takakkaw Falls Rock Route Alex Joseph
3 Paget Peak - View SW Kevin Altheim