Mount Sir Wilfrid Laurier
|Mount Sir Wilfrid Laurier|
East face of Mount Sir Wilfrid Laurier
|Elevation||3,516 m (11,535 ft)|
|Prominence||2,728 m (8,950 ft)|
|Listing||List of Ultras in Canada|
|British Columbia, Canada|
|Topo map||NTS 83D/13|
|First ascent||1924 by Alan Carpe, Rollin Chamberlin, & A. Withers|
Mount Sir Wilfrid Laurier is a mountain located in the Premier Range of the Cariboo Mountains in the east-central interior of British Columbia, Canada. The mountain is the tallest in the Premier Range, which is located just west of Valemount.
The name honours the seventh Prime Minister of Canada, Sir Wilfrid Laurier, who died in 1919. It was one of the first mountains in the Premier Range to be named after a Prime Minister, receiving its designation on September 6, 1927.
- "British Columbia and Alberta: The Ultra-Prominence Page" Peaklist.org. Retrieved 2012-07-04.
- "Mount Sir Wilfrid Laurier". Bivouac.com. http://www.bivouac.com/MtnPg.asp?MtnId=226.
- British Columbia Government Information Sheet on Mount Sir Wilfrid Laurier
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