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Heather Ridge  Alberta   #5500
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Front Ranges / Slate Range

Height: 2636 m -> 8648 feet
Prominence?: 213 m  
Line Parent?: Brachiopod Mountain (1.4 km away, at bearing 45 degrees)
Greater Parent: Anthozoan Mountain (2.0 km away)

Location:   51.47237,-116.05154     51:28:21, -116:03:06   11U 565874 5702783 (23 km NE of Lake O'Hara). (10 km NE of Lake Louise). NTS Mapsheet: 082.N.08   AreaCode: FL16/EA75
First Ascent:  unrecorded
1.5 km E of Redoubt Lake, between Redoubt Mountain and Brachiopod Mountain. Most likely named for the meadows that surround it rather than for any vegetation on its quartzite flanks and crest.

Trip Reports within 1 km
46 2008.08.22 Brachiopod Mountain - Ridgeline and Meadow Rambles David Wasserman
17 null Heather Ridge - Traverse Route Graeme Pole
14 null Brachiopod West Face Route Graeme Pole
17 null Anthozoan North Ridge Route Graeme Pole


Paper Maps
1:100000Banff & Mount Assiniboine Gem Trek
1:250000Banff National Park Canada: Map and Guide in One Gem Trek
1:400000Best of The Icefields Parkway Gem Trek
1:400000Canadian Rockies (Explorer's Map and Guide) Gem Trek
1:600000Southwest Alberta Southeast B.C. Explorer's Map (Road Map) Gem Trek

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Placename Photos
5 Ptarmigan Peak from the South Rick Collier
4 Brachiopod Mountain from the North Mitch Sulkers