Mount Abbott (British Columbia)

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Mount Abbott
Mount Abbott is located in British Columbia
Mount Abbott
Mount Abbott
Mount Abbott is located in Canada
Mount Abbott
Mount Abbott
Mount Abbott (Canada)
Highest point
Elevation 2,465 m (8,087 ft) [1]
Prominence 45 m (148 ft) [1]
Coordinates 51°14′11″N 117°30′33″W / 51.23639°N 117.50917°W / 51.23639; -117.50917Coordinates: 51°14′11″N 117°30′33″W / 51.23639°N 117.50917°W / 51.23639; -117.50917[2]
Geography
Location British Columbia, Canada
Parent range Selkirk Mountains
Topo map NTS 082N04
Climbing
First ascent 1888[1]

Mount Abbott is a mountain in British Columbia, Canada, located within Glacier National Park.[3] The peak is west of the Asulkan Creek drainage, near Rogers Pass. It is named for Henry Braithwaite Abbott, a superintendent of the Canadian National Railway.[4] The first ascent was made by William Spotswood Green and Henry Swanzy in 1888. The route is a relatively easy scramble.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Mount Abbott". Bivouac.com. Retrieved 2010-01-16. 
  2. ^ "Mount Abbott". BC Geographical Names. Retrieved 2010-01-16. 
  3. ^ "Mount Abbott". Geographical Name Search Service. Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2009-11-18. 
  4. ^ Woods, John G. (1987). Glacier country : Mount Revelstoke and Glacier National Parks. Vancouver, BC: Douglas & McIntyre, in co-operation with Environment Canada, Parks. p. 65. ISBN 0888945418.