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Storelk Mountain  Alberta/British Columbia   #776
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Front Ranges / Elk Range

Height: 2871 m -> 9419 feet
Prominence?: 221 m  
Line Parent?: Mount Tyrwhitt (5.4 km away, at bearing 335 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Pocaterra (7.0 km away)

Location:   50.53834,-114.98321     50:32:18, -114:59:00   11U 642912 5600431 (15 km SE of Upper Kananaskis Lake). (51 km SW of Millarville). NTS Mapsheet: 082.J.10   AreaCode: FL04/FJ38
First Ascent: 1915 Interprovincial Boundary Commission
Located SSE of Mount Tyrwhitt and W of Mist Mountain and Storm Creek.

Name Notes: Named in 1915 presumably because it is located between Storm Creek and the Elk River (STOR-ELK). Either that or it's derived from a Scandinavian language, as "stor elk" means "big moose" in Norwegian and Swedish.

Trip Reports within 1 km


Paper Maps
1:250000Banff National Park Gem Trek
1:600000Southwest Alberta & Southeast British Columbia Gem Trek

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6 Summit Block of Mount Storelk Rick Collier