Squaw's Tit

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Squaw's Tit
Elevation 2,514 m (8,248 ft)[1]
Location
Location Alberta, Canada
Range Fairholme Range
Coordinates 51°08′10″N 115°20′15″W / 51.13611°N 115.33750°W / 51.13611; -115.33750
Topo map NTS 82O/03
Climbing
Easiest route Scramble

Squaw's Tit is a mountain in the Canadian Rockies of Alberta. It is located at Lat/Lon: 51.13°N, 115.33°W and is one of the most prominent landmarks in the vicinity of Canmore, Alberta.[2]

"Squaw's Tit" is an unofficial name for the high point of a ridge that lies west of Mount Charles Stewart and Mount Lady Macdonald near Canmore. The peak owes its name to the resemblance it shares with a woman's upturned breast. Due to its politically incorrect name, it is unlikely to receive official status, but is in common use.

Belonging to the Fairholme Range in Kananaskis Provincial Park, Squaw's Tit is located 4,000 feet (1,200 m) above the Bow River valley. It is 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) northwest of Lady Macdonald, just east of the Banff National Park gates.

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The scrambling route is graded moderate but includes exposure and thus is strongly recommended that the ascent only be done in dry conditions. Follow the major drainage ditch behind Harvey Heights and stay close along the right (south) side of the ditch. Follow this up to the North West ridge all the way to the slabs just below the protruding summit nipple.

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