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Signal Mountain  Alberta
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Front Ranges / Maligne Range

Height: 2312 m -> 7585 feet
Prominence?: 92 m  
Line Parent?: Mount Tekarra (3 km away, at bearing 137 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Tekarra (3 km away)

Location:   52.85944,-117.96703     52:51:34, -117:58:01   11U 434893 5857073 (7 km S of Maligne Canyon). (8 km E of Jasper). NTS Mapsheet: 083.C.13   AreaCode: FL27/IJ56
Signal Mountain is the northwestern end of the Maligne Range, a low peak adjacent to the much more noticeable Mount Tekarra.

Name Notes: A North-West Company post called Old Fort once stood beside the Athabasca River below the ridge of Signal Mountain. Signal fires were sometimes built on the ridge, giving the mountain its name. In later times, a fire lookout was built high on the ridge, reinforcing the name. The fire road to access the lookout still exists, now as a hiking and mountain-bike trail that forms the northwest end of the Jasper Skyline Trail. At the upper end of the 8.3 km fire road is Signal Mountain campground.

Trip Reports within 1 km
50 2005.04.16 Maligne Range Ski Traverse - Route Robin Tivy
80 2005.04.16 Maligne Range Ski Traverse - Trip Report Robin Tivy

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Paper Maps
1:35000Best of Jasper Gem Trek
1:100000Jasper and Maligne Lake 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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