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Mount Burstall  Alberta   #5638
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Park Ranges / Spray Mountains

Height: 2760 m -> 9055 feet
Prominence?: 245 m  
Line Parent?: Piggy Plus (2.5 km away, at bearing 186 degrees)
Greater Parent: Piggy Plus (2.0 km away)

Location:   50.77027,-115.32555     50:46:13, -115:19:32   11U 618072 5625615 (21 km NW of Upper Kananaskis Lake). (34 km S of Exshaw). NTS Mapsheet: 082.J.14   AreaCode: FL05/HD72
First Ascent: 1972 I. Carruthers, C. Cobb, M. Brown, B.E. Seyforth, Bernie Schiesser
Mount Burstall - North Aspect
Located in Kananaskis Country, NW of French Creek, and SE of Burstall Creek. It is a small peak among giants which is easily accessed from the popular Burstall Pass hiking trail off of the Smith Dorrien Spray Lakes Road.

There is a scrambling route up the NE slopes and East ridge which starts approximately 2km from the Burstall Pass Trailhead. The approach up the NE slopes is easy, but the final ridge and step to the summit are exposed above the steeper sides of the mountain facing French and Burstall Creeks. Although not a high mountain, it is easily approached and the summit affords excellent views of some prominent peaks.

Name Notes: It was named in 1918 after Lt. General Sir E.H. Burstall, a commander of Canadian Troops during WWI.

Trip Reports within 1 km
52 2015.07.18 West Ridge ascent of Mount Sir Douglas Vern Dewit
53 2002.08.25 Kananaskis Country Traverse - On Foot Dave Williams


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

Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
7 Mount Burstall - Crux Pitch Kevin Altheim
5 Burstall Slabs - Dark Side of the Moon 5.9 Alex Joseph
5 Mount Burstall - North Aspect Kevin Altheim
4 Burstall Crux Pitches Kevin Altheim
4 Mount Burstall - Crux Step Kevin Altheim
3 Mount Burstall Kevin Altheim

Placename Photos
8 Mount Sir Douglas and the Robertson Glacier Kevin Altheim
5 Panorama from summit of Mount Chester Alex Joseph
3 Mount Engadine - view southwest Kevin Altheim