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Walter Peak (Lyell 4)  Alberta/British Columbia   #7231
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Park Ranges

Height: 3448 m -> 11312 feet
Prominence?: 143 m  
Line Parent?: Mount Lyell (0.5 km away, at bearing 351 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Lyell (1.0 km away)

Location:   51.95222,-117.10222     51:57:08, -117:06:08   11U 492975 5755729 (72 km N of Golden). NTS Mapsheet: 082.N.14   AreaCode: FL17/JB50
First Ascent: 1927 D. Duncan, T. Lynes, J. Simpson, guided by Ernest Feuz. Journal reference Harvard 1-60.
This peak is #21 on the Height List for Alberta . This peak is #33 on the Height List for British Columbia .The 5 peaks of Mount Lyell are numbered 1 to 5, starting in the north. A subpeak of Mount Lyell, Walter is on the Continental Divide, and is often considered a separate peak for the purpose of peakbaggers' lists, particularly the list of Canadian Rockies peaks over 11,000 feet.

Name Notes: Named by Sydney R. Vallance in 1972. Feuz, Walter (Walter Feuz was an early guide in the Rockies and Selkirks.)

Trip Reports within 1 km
52 2015.06.28 Mount Farbus from the Lyell Hut Vern Dewit
77 1992.05.20 Lyell-Forbes Ski Traverse Robin Tivy
15 null Walter Peak on Lyell Massif - South Ridge Route Robin Tivy

2004.01.01 Proof from old Mtn record field David Wasserman

Paper Maps
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

Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
11 Christian and Walter Peaks Vern Dewit

Placename Photos
10 Douai, Oppy, Farbus, the Lyells, and Forbes Rick Collier
9 The Lyells at Sunset Rick Collier
8 South Face of Mount Forbes Eric Coulthard
7 View to the West: The Lyell Group Rick Collier
7 The Lyell Group from the Southeast (1995) Rick Collier
7 The Lyell Group from the Southeast Rick Collier
7 The Lyell Massif from the E Rick Collier
6 Looking South from near summit of Walter Peak (Lyell #4) Rick Collier
6 The Lyell Group from Mount Alexandra Rick Collier