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Mount Petain  Alberta/British Columbia   #798
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Park Ranges

Height: 3196 m -> 10486 feet
Prominence?: 326 m  
Line Parent?: Mount Joffre (2.3 km away, at bearing 221 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Joffre (2.0 km away)

Location:   50.54422,-115.18532     50:32:39, -115:11:07   11U 628575 5600715 (9 km S of Upper Kananaskis Lake). (54 km NE of Fairmont Hot Springs). NTS Mapsheet: 082.J.11   AreaCode: FL05/FB48
First Ascent: 1930 Katie Gardiner, Walter Fuez (CAJ 19-70)
Located NE of Mount Joffre above the Petain Glacier.

Name Notes: Named in 1918 after Petain, General Henri P.B.O. who was a French soldier and politician. Petain served in World War I and later became a Premier.

Trip Reports within 1 km
29 2001.07.31 Ascent of Mt. Petain -- West face Rick Collier
32 1989.07.01 Climbs of Mounts Castelnau, McCuaig, Ney, and Petain Rick Collier


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

Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
10 Mounts Ney, Castelnau, Nivelle, Petain, and Joffre Rick Collier
10 Mount Petain Mike Whittaker
7 West Face of Mount Petain Rick Collier

Placename Photos
13 Mount Joffre from Northover Ridge David Wasserman
7 Mounts Marlborough and Petain Rick Collier
3 Old Upper Elk Lakes Campground Mike Whittaker