Mt. Arethusa and Little Arethusa from the north (Sept. 2006)
|Elevation||2,912 m (9,554 ft)|
|Prominence||138 m (453 ft)|
|Listing||Mountains of Alberta|
|Topo map||NTS 82J/10|
|Easiest route||Difficult scramble|
It is located alongside Highway 40, immediately east of the Highwood Pass parking lot in Kananaskis Country, and is a part of the Misty Range of the Southern Continental Ranges. It is named after the HMS Arethusa, a British cruiser sunk in the 1915 Battle of Dogger Bank.
Mt. Arethusa and Little Arethusa form the southern wall of the Ptarmigan cirque which is a popular short hike from the Highwood Pass parking lot.
- "Mount Arethusa". PeakFinder.com. http://peakfinder.com/peakfinder.asp?PeakName=Mount+Arethusa. Retrieved 2007 Oct 7.
- "Mount Arethusa". Bivouac.com. http://www.bivouac.com/MtnPg.asp?MtnId=5675. Retrieved 2013 Mar 30.
- Boles, Glen W.; Laurilla, Roger W.; Putnam, William L. (2006). Canadian Mountain Place Names. Vancouver: Rocky Mountain Books. p. 30. ISBN 978-1-894765-79-4.
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