Mount Hector (Alberta)
|Elevation||3,394 m (11,135 ft) |
1,759 m (5,771 ft) |
(Kicking Horse Pass)
|Parent range||Canadian Rockies|
|Topo map||NTS 82N/09|
|Easiest route||rock/snow/glacier climb|
Mount Hector is a mountain in Banff National Park, Canada. The mountain was named in 1884 by George M. Dawson after James Hector, a geologist on the Palliser Expedition. The mountain is located beside the Icefields Parkway, 17 km (11 mi) north of Lake Louise.
The first ascent was made in 1895 by Philip S. Abbot, Charles Fay and Charles S. Thompson.
- List of Ultras of North America
- Mountain peaks of Canada
- Mountain peaks of North America
- Mountain peaks of the Rocky Mountains
- Rocky Mountains
- "British Columbia and Alberta: The Ultra-Prominence Page". Peaklist.org. Retrieved 2012-12-23.
- Place-names of Alberta. Ottawa: Geographic Board of Canada. 1928. p. 63.
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