| This peak is #45 in Prominence List for Alberta .Tornado Mountain lies about 50 km northeast of Fernie BC and about 100 km north of the border. It is in the High Rock Range and is the first peak over 10,000' north of the US border.|
Name Notes: Named in 1915 by Morrison P. Bridgland in 1915 because, "Tornado Mountain is a storm centre of the locality and, on the occasion of two ascents, the party had narrow escapes." It has been climbed at least twice in winter, first by Don Peters, Einar Nelson in 1988, and then by Rick Collier et al. in 1992.