Deltaform Mountain

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Deltaform Mountain
Deltaform Mtn ck 2004.jpg
South face of Deltaform Mtn. from Mount Babel
Highest point
Elevation 3,424 m (11,234 ft) [1]
Prominence 822 m (2,697 ft) [2]
Parent peak Hungabee Mountain
Coordinates 51°18′06″N 116°14′43″W / 51.30167°N 116.24528°W / 51.30167; -116.24528Coordinates: 51°18′06″N 116°14′43″W / 51.30167°N 116.24528°W / 51.30167; -116.24528
Deltaform Mountain is located in Alberta
Deltaform Mountain
Deltaform Mountain
Parent range Bow Range
Topo map NTS 82N/08
First ascent 1903
Easiest route rock/snow climb

Deltaform Mountain is one of the mountains in the Valley of the Ten Peaks, located on the Continental Divide on the border of British Columbia and Alberta, and also on the border between Banff and Kootenay National Parks in Canada. The mountain was originally named Saknowa by Samuel Allen but Walter Wilcox named it to its official title in 1897 as it resembles the Greek letter delta.[1][3]

Deltaform was first climbed in 1903 by A. Eggers and H.C. Parker who were guided by Christian and Hans Kaufmann.[1][2]

Climbing routes[edit]

The two main climbing routes are:[1]

  • North-West Ridge (Normal Route) II 5.5
  • North Face, The Supercouloir IV 5.8

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d "Deltaform Mountain". Retrieved 2004-05-14. 
  2. ^ a b "Deltaform Mountain". Retrieved 2008-12-31. 
  3. ^ a b "Deltaform Mountain". BC Geographical Names. Retrieved 2016-07-28.