Mt. Arethusa and Little Arethusa from the north (Sept. 2006)
|Elevation||2,912 m (9,554 ft) |
|Prominence||138 m (453 ft) |
|Listing||Mountains of Alberta|
|Parent range||Misty Range|
|Topo map||NTS 82J/10|
|Easiest route||Difficult scramble|
It is located alongside Highway 40, immediately east of the Highwood Pass parking lot in Kananaskis Country, and is a part of the Misty Range of the Southern Continental Ranges. It is named after the HMS Arethusa, a British cruiser sunk in the 1915 Battle of Dogger Bank.
Mt. Arethusa and Little Arethusa form the southern wall of the Ptarmigan cirque which is a popular short hike from the Highwood Pass parking lot.
- "Mount Arethusa". PeakFinder.com. Retrieved Oct 7, 2007.
- "Mount Arethusa". Bivouac.com. Retrieved Mar 30, 2013.
- Boles, Glen W.; Laurilla, Roger W.; Putnam, William L. (2006). Canadian Mountain Place Names. Vancouver: Rocky Mountain Books. p. 30. ISBN 978-1-894765-79-4.
- Place-names of Alberta. Ottawa: Geographic Board of Canada. 1928. p. 12.
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