Mount Aylmer, August 1994
|Elevation||3,162 m (10,374 ft) |
|Prominence||1,142 m (3,747 ft) |
|Parent range||Palliser Range|
|Topo map||NTS 82O/06|
|First ascent||1889 by J.J. McArthur|
|Easiest route||moderate scramble on SW|
Mount Aylmer is a mountain in Banff National Park, Canada. At 3,162 m (10,374 ft), it is the highest point of the Palliser Range and the entire East Banff Ranges of the Canadian Rockies. The mountain was named in 1890 by J.J. McArthur after his hometown of Aylmer, Quebec.
The summit can be climbed via scrambling. Anyone who reaches the summit is rewarded with not only a great view of Lake Minnewanka but also a summit registry box. Names collected in this box are entered into the archives of the Whyte Museum in Banff.
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