Mount Wilcox (Alberta)
Mount Wilcox seen from Wilcox Pass
|Elevation||2,884 m (9,462 ft) |
|Prominence||509 m (1,670 ft) |
|Parent range||Columbia Icefield, Canadian Rockies|
|Topo map||NTS 83C/03|
It is located in Jasper National Park right beside the Columbia Icefield visitor centre. The mountain was named by J. Norman Collie in 1898 after Walter D. Wilcox, an early explorer of the Canadian Rockies.
Mount Wilcox is a moderate scramble from Wilcox Pass. Because of its location, it provides one of the best views of the Athabasca Glacier.
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