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Roche Jacques  Alberta   #7494
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Front Ranges / Jacques Range

Height: 2603 m -> 8540 feet
Prominence?: 423 m  
Line Parent?: Emir Mountain (3.1 km away, at bearing 139 degrees)
Greater Parent: Emir Mountain (3.0 km away)

Location:   53.04126,-117.96179     53:02:29, -117:57:42   11U 435516 5877293 (14 km N of Maligne Canyon). (20 km NE of Jasper). NTS Mapsheet: 083.F.04   AreaCode: FL37/AJ46
Roche Jacques
Located NW of Emir Mountain.

Name Notes: Roche Jacques honours Jacques Cardinal, a North West Company employee who provided horses for the fur traders. Sources are not clear on whether this is the same Jacques Cardinal after whom the Cardinal River is named. At any rate, Roche Jacques gave its name to Jacques Creek, Jacques Lake, and the Jacques Range, while the Cardinal River is the source of the names of Mount Cardinal and the Cardinal Divide.

Trip Reports within 1 km

2004.01.01 Proof from old Mtn record field David Wasserman

Paper Maps
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

Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
8 Roche Jacques Dieter Kepper

Placename Photos
13 Panorama from Hawk Mountain Summit: Mount Colin David Wasserman
8 Cinquefoil Mountain from the North Eric Coulthard