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Mount Sir Douglas (Robinson)  Alberta/British Columbia   #71
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Park Ranges

Height: 3411 m -> 11191 feet
Prominence?: 1141 m above South Kananaskis Pass
Line Parent?: Mount Joffre (23.5 km away, at bearing 157 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Joffre (23.0 km away)

Location:   50.72236,-115.33881     50:43:21, -115:20:20   11U 617256 5620267 (17 km NW of Upper Kananaskis Lake). (40 km S of Exshaw). NTS Mapsheet: 082.J.11   AreaCode: FL05/HD23
First Ascent: 1919 J.W.A. Hickson and Edward Feuz Jr
Mount Sir Douglas and the Robertson Glacier
This peak is #25 on the Height List for Alberta . This peak is #25 in Prominence List for Alberta . This peak is #44 on the Height List for British Columbia .Located directly SW of Mount Robertson and was named in 1916 after Field Marshall Sir Douglas Haig, who was a commander in the British Armies fighting in France during World War I.

The normal route follows the west ridge and was the original line of ascent. There are also established Alpine routes on the NW face and E ridge which are detailed in Sean Dougherty's guidebook. See: Selected Alpine Climbs in the Canadian Rockies.

As detailed in Dougherty's guidebook, the NW face was ascended by the great Don Gardiner in a stellar 11 hour return trip, quite a feat.

Name Notes: Adopted in 1918, after Field Marshall Sir Douglas Haig.

Trip Reports within 1 km
52 2015.07.18 West Ridge ascent of Mount Sir Douglas Vern Dewit
33 2005.07.24 An Ascent of the East Face of Mount Monro Rick Collier
25 1997.02.09 A Mid-winter Ascent of Schiesser's Apex (peak of Whistling Rock Ridge) Rick Collier
48 1995.07.31 Mount Sir Douglas by the Direct Northwest Face Route Steve Sheriff
24 1980.07.27 Mount Sir Douglas Rick Collier

Comments
2004.03.30 Must go south Robin Tivy

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
16 Topping Out on the Northwest Face of Mount Sir Douglas Steve Sheriff
10 Whistling Ridge from the West David Wasserman
8 Mount Sir Douglas and the Robertson Glacier Kevin Altheim
8 East Ridge of Sir Douglas in Morning Mist Rick Collier
7 Mount Sir Douglas from Mount French Rick Collier
7 Whistling Ridge and Mount Sir Douglas III Rick Collier
7 Sir Douglas from the Southwest Rick Collier
7 Whistling Ridge and Mount Sir Douglas II Rick Collier
6 Mount Robertson, Mount Sir Douglas, and the Robertson Glacier David Wasserman
6 Mount Sir Douglas Frank Nelson
5 Climbing Ice on the Direct Northwest Face of Mount Sir Douglas Steve Sheriff
5 Turbine Canyon from Mount Putnik Rick Collier
5 Haig Icefield from the South Mark Retzer
4 Climbing on the Lower Northwest Face of Mount Sir Douglas Steve Sheriff
3 Sir Douglas in Winter Rick Collier
3 Whistling Ridge and Mount Sir Douglas Rick Collier

Placename Photos
10 Mount Birdwood and Mount Sir Douglas from Mount Smuts Dan Ronsky
9 The Kananaskis Range from Galatea Kevin Altheim
8 Mount Robertson, the Robertson Glacier, and Mount Sir Douglas Rick Collier
6 Looking South from the Summit of Mount Eon Rick Collier
6 Mount Birdwood and Friends Rick Collier
5 Northwest Ridge of Mount Birdwood Rick Collier
5 Petain Joffre Col Kyle Martens
5 Mount Williams Rick Collier
5 Panorama from summit of Mount Chester Alex Joseph
4 Mount Joffre Panorama Kyle Martens
4 Mount Robertson, Robertson Col and Glacier, Mount Sir Douglas, and Whistling Ridge Alex Joseph
4 Burstall Pass from Snow Peak Vern Dewit
4 Mount Chester and Chester Lake from Mt. Galatea Kevin Altheim
4 Mount Tyrwhitt with 6 year old on the summit Dan Ronsky
4 Panorama of the French/Burstall Peaks Rick Collier
3 Mt Joffre, Climbing the North face Kyle Martens
3 Mount Bogart - view south Kevin Altheim
3 Mount Burstall Kevin Altheim
3 Mount Engadine - view southwest Kevin Altheim
2 Mount Warspite - view West Kevin Altheim