Mount Fifi seen from Johnson Lake
|Elevation||2,621 m (8,599 ft) |
|Prominence||106 m (348 ft) [note 1]|
|Listing||Mountains of Alberta|
|Parent range||Sawback Range|
|Topo map||NTS 82O/04|
|First ascent||1921 L.S. Crosby, J.W.A. Hickson, Edward Feuz Jr.|
Mount Fifi is composed of limestone, a sedimentary rock laid down from the Precambrian to Jurassic periods. Formed in shallow seas, this sedimentary rock was pushed east and over the top of younger rock during the Laramide orogeny.
Based on the Köppen climate classification, Mount Fifi is located in a subarctic climate with cold, snowy winters, and mild summers. Temperatures can drop below -20 C with wind chill factors below -30 C. Weather conditions during summer months are optimum for climbing.
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- "Mount Fifi". Bivouac.com. Retrieved 2019-08-28.
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- Bivouac and Peakfinder differ as to summit elevation by 16 m. Thus, 16 was subtracted from the prominence of 122 given by Bivouac.
- National Park Service web site: Banff National Park
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