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Redoubt Peak  Alberta/British Columbia   #510
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Park Ranges

Height: 3109 m -> 10200 feet
Prominence?: 179 m  
Line Parent?: Dungeon Peak (0.6 km away, at bearing 153 degrees)
Greater Parent: Dungeon Peak (1.0 km away)

Location:   52.68938,-118.29905     52:41:22, -118:17:57   11U 412198 5838509 (20 km NW of Simon River Camp). (26 km SW of Jasper). NTS Mapsheet: 083.D.09   AreaCode: FL28/GC89
First Ascent: 1927 F. H. Slark; F. Rutishauser
Redoubt Peak from the East
Redoubt is one of the peaks of the Ramparts, directly across from the Amethyst Lakes narrows. It is a very difficult peak and one would have to conclude it is dangerous. The original people who climbed it were F H. Slark and F Rutishauser, who both perished on the descent. Their summit record was found on the top the next summer (in 1928). See the Canadian Alpine journal report Ascents of Mts Redoubt and Casemate. Their bodies were never recovered. And then in 2012, long time bivouac editor Rich Gebert, a very experienced climber also died on Redoubt.

Name Notes: Named in 1920 because it has a similar appearance to a "redoubt" on a castle.

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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
6 Redoubt Peak from the East Dieter Kepper

Placename Photos
12 The Ramparts,Tonquin Valley Dieter Kepper
12 Mount Fraser from the North Eric Coulthard
8 Sunrise on the Ramparts David Wasserman
7 The Ramparts, Amethyst Lake, and the Tonquin Valley Ed Cooper
6 Ramparts, including Dungeon Peak, reflections Martin Godwyn
4 Tonquin Valley panorama, including Dungeon Peak and the Ramparts Martin Godwyn
4 Sunrise on Oubliette Mountain and Others Reflected in Amethyst Lake Ed Cooper