Mount Girouard

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Mount Girouard
Mts Inglismaldie Girouard.jpg
Mount Inglismaldie (left) and Mount Girouard (right)
Highest point
Elevation2,995 m (9,826 ft) [1]
Prominence1,455 m (4,774 ft) [2]
Coordinates51°14′15″N 115°24′05″W / 51.23750°N 115.40139°W / 51.23750; -115.40139Coordinates: 51°14′15″N 115°24′05″W / 51.23750°N 115.40139°W / 51.23750; -115.40139[1]
Geography
Mount Girouard is located in Alberta
Mount Girouard
Mount Girouard
Location in Alberta
LocationAlberta, Canada
Parent rangeFairholme Range
Topo mapNTS 82O/03
Climbing
First ascent1938 by E.E. Bishop and D.R. Crosby[1][2]
Easiest routerock climb

Mount Girouard is the highest peak of the Fairholme Range in Banff National Park, Canada. Mt. Girouard is located in the Bow River valley south of Lake Minnewanka.

The mountain was named in 1904 after Sir Édouard Girouard, a railway builder in Africa during the rule of the British Empire.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Mount Girouard". PeakFinder. Retrieved 2004-09-29.
  2. ^ a b c "Mount Girouard". Bivouac.com. Retrieved 2008-05-25.