Ringrose Peak

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Ringrose Peak
Ringrose Peak soars above a pond near Lake O'Hara
Elevation 3,292 m (10,801 ft)[1]
Prominence 137 m (449 ft)[2]
Location Alberta-British Columbia, Canada
Range Bow Range
Coordinates 51°20′24″N 116°17′10″W / 51.34000°N 116.28611°W / 51.34000; -116.28611
Topo map NTS 82N/08
First ascent 1909 by V.A. Fynn and E.F. Pilkington[2]

Ringrose Peak is a mountain on the AlbertaBritish Columbia border, in Canada.

It is located on the Continental Divide on the border of Banff and Yoho National Parks and is part of the Bow Range of the Banff-Lake Louise Core Area in the Canadian Rockies.

The peak was named in 1894 after A.E.L. Ringrose by Samuel Allen, because previously Allen had met Ringrose, while Allen was visiting the Rockies. Ringrose was visiting from London, England. [2]

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