Mount Albert Edward (British Columbia)

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Mount Albert Edward
Mount Albert Edward.jpg
Summit of Mount Albert Edward
Highest point
Elevation2,093 m (6,867 ft) [1]
Prominence1,203 m (3,947 ft) [1]
Coordinates49°40′40″N 125°25′54″W / 49.67778°N 125.43167°W / 49.67778; -125.43167Coordinates: 49°40′40″N 125°25′54″W / 49.67778°N 125.43167°W / 49.67778; -125.43167[1]
Topo mapNTS 92F/11
First ascent1890 by William Ralph[1]
Easiest routeHikers route via the North East Ridge accessed from Paradise Meadows

Mount Albert Edward is the sixth highest peak on Vancouver Island and one of the most easily accessible. Located in Strathcona Provincial Park, the mountain is a popular destination both in summer for hikers and in winter for skiers and snowshoers. The mountain is named for Albert Edward, the Prince of Wales, later Edward VII[2]

Mount Albert Edward in the distance as viewed from Mount Washington In Strathcona Provincial Park, approximately 11 km (6.8 mi) away

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  1. ^ a b c d "Mount Albert Edward". Retrieved 2006-06-05.
  2. ^ "Mount Albert Edward". BC Geographical Names.

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