Pilot Mountain (Alberta)
Pilot Mountain from Pilot Pond
|Elevation||2,935 m (9,629 ft) |
|Prominence||302 m (991 ft) |
|Parent range||Massive Range|
|Topo map||NTS 82O/04|
|First ascent||1885 by the GSC|
|Easiest route||Difficult scramble|
The mountain was named in 1884 by George M. Dawson, for its location is where the Bow Valley changes direction, thus affording distant views of the mountain all along the valley.
Pilot Mountain can be scrambled on the northwest face by someone with good routefinding skills. Nearby Mount Brett (2,984 m (9,790 ft)) can be ascended from a ridge off the western slopes of Pilot Mountain.
- Pilot Mountain Route Beta - Dow Williams
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