|Elevation||2,999 m (9,839 ft) |
|Prominence||347 m (1,138 ft) |
|Parent peak||Mount Lyautey (3045 m)|
|Topo map||NTS 82J/11|
|First ascent||1957 S.A. Heiberg, P.J.B. Duffy, R.C. Hind, P. Ranier, I. Spreat|
|Easiest route||Scrambling Routes|
Mount Northover is located on the border of Alberta and British Columbia on the Continental Divide. The nearest higher peak is Mount Lyautey, 2.0 km (1.2 mi) to the north-northeast. It was named in 1917 after Lieutenant A.W. Northover, M.C., of the C.E.F., one of western Canada's first war heroes.
A Boer War veteran, Northover enlisted at Regina in the North-West Battalion. He served with the 28th Battalion, C.E.F. and was awarded the Military Cross for action taken on Oct. 8, 1915. In 1916 he returned to Canada on a speaking tour, visiting relatives in Edmonton. 
Based on the Köppen climate classification, Mount Northover 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.
- List of peaks on the British Columbia-Alberta border
- Mountains of Alberta
- Mountains of British Columbia
- Mount Northover weather: Mountain Forecast
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