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Mount Northover  Alberta   #802
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Park Ranges

Height: 2999 m -> 9839 feet
Prominence?: 347 m  
Line Parent?: Mount Lyautey (2.0 km away, at bearing 39 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Lyautey (2.0 km away)

Location:   50.58886,-115.24085     50:35:20, -115:14:27   11U 624523 5605584 (7 km SW of Upper Kananaskis Lake). (53 km S of Exshaw). NTS Mapsheet: 082.J.11   AreaCode: FL05/FC84
First Ascent: 1957 S.A. Heiberg, P.J.B. Duffy, R.C. Hind, P. Ranier, I. Spreat (AAJ-1196)
Mount Northover, British Columbia Side
An impressive rocky class 3-4 peak on the divide, and the namesake of the popular Northover Ridge traverse. On the traverse, the peak is usually bypassed to the west.

Name Notes: Named in 1917 after Lieutenant A.W. Northover who served with the 28th Battalion C.E.F. during World War I.

Trip Reports within 1 km
51 2005.08.13 Northover Ridge in Ideal Conditions: A Day and Night Hike David Wasserman
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
14 Mount Northover, British Columbia Side David Wasserman
10 Mount Northover, Alberta Side David Wasserman
4 North(hung)over Myk Kurth

Placename Photos
7 Mount Joffre from Mount Northover Rick Collier
5 Petain Joffre Col Kyle Martens