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Mount Foch  Alberta   #796
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Park Ranges

Height: 3194 m -> 10479 feet
Prominence?: 384 m  
Line Parent?: Mount Petain (3.8 km away, at bearing 213 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Joffre (6.0 km away)

Location:   50.57280,-115.15590     50:34:22, -115:09:21   11U 630580 5603944 (5 km S of Upper Kananaskis Lake). (54 km S of Exshaw). NTS Mapsheet: 082.J.11   AreaCode: FL05/FB75
First Ascent: 1930 Katie Gardiner, Walter Fuez
Mount Foch, on the continental divide, is a complex massif which dominates the area south of Upper Kananaskis Lake. It has five impressive ridges, with the end point of the ridges often named as a separate mountain on maps. The northeast ridge contains Mount Sarrail, the east ridge splits, with its NE branch ending at "the Turret". The east branch ends at Mount Fox. The south ridge ends at Elkan, and the southwest ridge connects to Mount Petain.

Name Notes: Named in 1918 after Marshall Ferdinand Foch who was the supreme commander of allied forces during the latter stages of World War I.

Trips within 1 km
53 1999.08.22 Mount Joffre and Northover Ridge Traverse Robin Tivy


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
7 Upper Kananaskis Lake, Mount Sarrail, and Mount Foch David Wasserman

Placename Photos
12 The View Eastward from Aster Lake David Wasserman