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Mount Tyrwhitt  Alberta/British Columbia   #777
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Front Ranges / Elk Range

Height: 2876 m -> 9436 feet
Prominence?: 206 m  
Line Parent?: Mount Pocaterra (2.1 km away, at bearing 334 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Pocaterra (2.0 km away)

Location:   50.58244,-115.01622     50:34:57, -115:00:58   11U 640441 5605271 (11 km SE of Upper Kananaskis Lake). (51 km W of Millarville). NTS Mapsheet: 082.J.11   AreaCode: FL05/FA81
First Ascent: 1915 Interprovincial Boundary Commission
Located in the Elk Range, just west of Highwood pass. This is a rocky peak, without any glaciers. The east ridge features a stone arch visible from Highway 40 just north of Highwood Pass.

Name Notes: The mountain is named after Sir R. Y. Tyrwhitt, leader of the British destroyer flotillas during the First World War.

Trips within 1 km
28 2006.07.26 An Ascent of the East Face of Mount Pocaterra Rick Collier

2004.01.01 Proof from old Mtn record field Kevin Altheim

Paper Maps
1:50000Kananaskis Lakes Gem Trek
1:250000Banff National Park Gem Trek
1:600000Southwest Alberta & Southeast British Columbia Gem Trek

Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
10 The Elk Range Rick Collier
4 Mount Tyrwhitt from the Ptarmigan Cirque Trail David Wasserman

Placename Photos
6 Alpine Splendor Amy Presse
4 Mount Tyrwhitt with 6 year old on the summit Dan Ronsky
3 Mount Tyrwhitt from Tyrwhitt Basin Kevin Altheim
3 Sunrise on Upper Kananaskis Lake Neil Hutchinson