Mount Girouard

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Mount Girouard
Mts Inglismaldie Girouard.jpg
Mount Inglismaldie (left) and Mount Girouard (right)
Highest point
Elevation 2,995 m (9,826 ft) [1]
Prominence 1,455 m (4,774 ft) [2]
Coordinates 51°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
Geography
Mount Girouard is located in Alberta
Mount Girouard
Mount Girouard
Location in Alberta
Location Alberta, Canada
Parent range Fairholme Range
Topo map NTS 82O/03
Climbing
First ascent 1938 by E.E. Bishop and D.R. Crosby[1][2]
Easiest route rock 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.