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Pika Peak  Alberta   #4862
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Front Ranges / Slate Range

Height: 3023 m -> 9918 feet
Prominence?: 13 m  
Line Parent?: Mount Richardson (1.3 km away, at bearing 271 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Richardson (1.0 km away)

Location:   51.49553,-116.10380     51:29:44, -116:06:14   11U 562213 5705313 (20 km E of Sherbrooke Lake). (9 km NE of Lake Louise). NTS Mapsheet: 082.N.08   AreaCode: FL16/EB90
First Ascent: 1909 L.L. Delafield, L.M. Earle, R. Aemmer, E. Feuz Jr.
Pika Peak and Hidden Lake from the Southwest
1.2 km NNE of Hidden Lake, 1.2 km E of Mt. Richardson, 1 km WNW of Ptarmigan Peak and separated from it by an unnamed peak of lesser elevation. Most who have been to the summit concur that the peak is higher than the official elevation given. Some sources state that it is 10,006 ft/3050 m. The pika (PEE-kah or PIE-kah) is a tiny member of the rabbit family found in alpine areas.

Trip Reports within 1 km
63 2005.09.05 A Delicious Feast of Summits! (9 Skoki Peaks in 72 Hours) Vern Dewit
15 null Ptarmigan - Pika Glacier - Traverse Route Graeme Pole
14 null Ptarmigan - Southwest Slopes Route Graeme Pole
16 null Pika - Northwest Arete Route Graeme Pole
28 null Richardson - South Face - Traverse Route Graeme Pole

Comments
2013.04.25 Surveyed Elevation= 3079.84 +- 0.82 m Marc Desrochers

Paper Maps
1:100000Banff & Mount Assiniboine Gem Trek
1:250000Banff National Park Canada: Map and Guide in One Gem Trek
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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
8 Pika Peak and Hidden Lake from the Southwest Mitch Sulkers

Placename Photos
10 The Skoki Lakes from the Deception Pass Trail David Wasserman
7 Mt. Hector from the Summit of Mt. Andromache, 1887 Graeme Pole
5 Ptarmigan Peak from the South Rick Collier