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View South from Summit of Castleguard # 7246

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Date: 2005.08.20
Vantage Point: From summit of Castleguard Mountain

Caption: Glaciated peaks on the Continental Divide above the Castleguard River

PhotoDescr: The large three-summited peak at the left is Mount Lyell, with Mount Alexandra in the centre of the photo. Mount Spring-Rice is visible to its right above the foreground summit rock of Castleguard. Watchman Peak is to the left and slightly in front of Spring-Rice. Oppy and Farbus are between Alexandra and Lyell, with Oppy in front of Farbus. The distant pointed snow-covered peak left of Lyell is probably Mount Forbes.

The Castleguard Meadows are in the lower left.

Six climbers from the Grant MacEwan Mountain Club reached Castleguard's summit on a three-day trip from the Icefields Parkway. See the trip report for details.

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