Height: 3180 m -> 10433 feet Prominence?: 240 m Line Parent?: Mount Smythe (1.3 km away, at bearing 325 degrees) Greater Parent: Mount Smythe (1.0 km away)
Location: 52.34614,-117.46966 52:20:46, -117:28:11 11U 468007 5799642 (22 km E of Fortress Lake). (72 km SE of Jasper). NTS Mapsheet: 083.C.06 AreaCode: FL27/DE46 First Ascent: 1951 Dale Ebersbacher, Frances Ebersbacher, Gil Roberts, Chuck Wilts, Ellen Wilts (CAJ 35-33)
Located 6.5 km north of Mount Alberta. The normal route goes along the west face via an approach from Lynx Creek.
Name Notes: Named in 1952 by J. Monroe Thorington after Nelson who was a mountaineer that was killed while climbing in the Bugaboos with a fellow name Rice. Both were American.