Mount Michener (Eye Opener Mountain, Pheobe's Tit) Alberta #8334
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Front Ranges / Ram Range
Height: 2499 m -> 8199 feet
Prominence?: 564 m
Line Parent?: Kista Peak (11.0 km away, at bearing 76 degrees)
Greater Parent: Kista Peak (11.0 km away)
Location: 52.20703,-116.39070 52:12:25, -116:23:27 11U 541635 5784240 (36 km SW of Nordegg). NTS Mapsheet: 083.C.01 AreaCode: FL26/CD09
|Located on the E side of Abraham Lake where it bends from S to NE. Although this peak is physically separated from the Ram Range by unnamed drainages it can be classified as an outlier at the N end of the Ram Range. On the map it is a huge mountain which reaches the 8200 foot contour line, it does not have an official survey and has many small subpeaks.|
Name Notes: Named in 1979 after Hon. Daniel Roland Michener who was the Governor General of Canada from 1967 until 1974. Not a bad achievment for an Alberta local who was born in Lacombe and raised in Red Deer.
On Canada Day in 1982 with guide Lloyd Gallagher and Bruno Engler Michener climbed the mountain named in his honour.
Trips within 1 km
44 2010.02.21 Mount Michener via Frozen Abraham Lake Eric Coulthard
2004.01.01 Proof from old Mtn record field Kevin Altheim
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10 Mount Michener above Lake Abraham Eric Coulthard
12 Mount Stelfox from Mount Michener Eric Coulthard