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Mount Galwey  Alberta
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Border Ranges

Height: 2377 m -> 7799 feet
Prominence?: 182 m  
Line Parent?: Mount Dungarvan (4 km away, at bearing 333 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Dungarvan (4 km away)

Location:   49.12315,-113.94655     49:07:23, -113:56:48   12U 285027 5445328 (8 km N of Waterton). NTS Mapsheet: 082.H.04   AreaCode: EL93/BJ24
Mount Galwey from the East-Southeast
Located in Waterton Park, north of Blakiston Creek near the head of the Oldman River. Located SE of Mount Dungarvan. Can be seen from Highways 6 and Red Rock Canyon Road. It looks more difficult than it is. The southwest face requires difficult scrambling for a short distance.

Name Notes: Named in 1943 after Lieutenant William Galwey of the Royal Engineers. He was the Assistant Astronomer with the International Boundary Survey. The Boundary Survey used astronomers extensively in order to determine the location of the border.

Trip Reports within 1 km
32 2014.08.29 Quick climb of Mount Galwey Dave van Zeyl

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Paper Maps
1:50000Waterton Lakes National Park Gem Trek
 

Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
8 Mount Galwey from the East-Southeast Rick Collier
7 Galwey and Bellevue from the W Rick Collier

Placename Photos
12 Seventeen Peaks in the Southern Canadian Rockies David Wasserman