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Mount McPhail (The Pyramid)  Alberta/British Columbia   #773
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Front Ranges / Elk Range

Height: 2886 m -> 9469 feet
Prominence?: 676 m above Highwood Pass
Line Parent?: Mount Rae (25.2 km away, at bearing 342 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Rae (25.0 km away)

Location:   50.40837,-114.86137     50:24:30, -114:51:41   11U 651961 5586222 (43 km N of Elkford). NTS Mapsheet: 082.J.07   AreaCode: FL04/EI06
Mount McPhail from the West
Located directly N of Weary Creek Gap at the extreme S end of the Elk Range. Weary Creek Gap can be thought of as the divide between the High Rock Range and the Elk Range.

Name Notes: Named in 1918 after Norman R. McPhail who served as a Corporal with the Canadian Army in World War I. He was only 26 years old when pronounced killed in action on November 6, 1917 while serving with the Canadian Field Artillery. He was buried in a military cemetary in Belgium. Before the war, he was employed by the Surveyor General.

Trip Reports within 1 km

2004.03.18 Prominence Proof Kevin Altheim

Paper Maps
1:50000Highwood & Cataract Creek - South Kananaskis Country Gem Trek
1:600000Southwest Alberta Southeast B.C. Explorer's Map (Road Map) Gem Trek

Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
7 Mount McPhail Mike Whittaker
6 Mount McPhail from the Summit of Mount Muir Rick Collier
6 McPhail from the East Kevin Altheim
5 Mount McPhail from the West Mike Whittaker

Placename Photos
2 Bear Dig at Weary Creek Gap Mike Whittaker