Mount Joffre

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Mount Joffre
Mount Joffre is located in Alberta
Mount Joffre
Mount Joffre
Location in Alberta, on the border with British Columbia
Highest point
Elevation3,450 m (11,320 ft) [1]
Prominence1,505 m (4,938 ft) [2]
Coordinates50°31′40″N 115°12′30″W / 50.52778°N 115.20833°W / 50.52778; -115.20833Coordinates: 50°31′40″N 115°12′30″W / 50.52778°N 115.20833°W / 50.52778; -115.20833[1]
LocationAlbertaBritish Columbia border, Canada
Parent rangeElk Range, Canadian Rockies
Topo mapNTS 82J/11
First ascent1919 by Joseph Hickson, guided by Edward Feuz jr.[1]
Easiest routerock/snow climb

Mount Joffre is a mountain located on the Continental Divide, in Peter Lougheed Provincial Park, Alberta, and Elk Lakes and Height of the Rockies Provincial Parks in British Columbia. The mountain was named in 1918 by the Interprovincial Boundary Survey after Marshal Joseph Joffre, commander-in-chief of the French Army during World War I.[1]

The normal climbing route (UIAA class II) is via the north face, which is covered by the Mangin Glacier.[1]

See also[edit]

Further reading[edit]

• Aaron Cameron, Matt Gunn, Hikes Around Invermere & the Columbia River Valley, P 179


The 11,000ERS of the Canadian Rockies pg.212

  1. ^ a b c d e "Mount Joffre". PeakFinder. Retrieved 2004-08-04.
  2. ^ "Mount Joffre". Retrieved 2009-01-02.