Ringrose Peak

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Ringrose Peak
Ringrose.jpg
Ringrose Peak soars above a pond (Lake Lefroy) near Lake O'Hara
Highest point
Elevation 3,292 m (10,801 ft) [1]
Prominence 137 m (449 ft) [2]
Coordinates 51°20′24″N 116°17′10″W / 51.34000°N 116.28611°W / 51.34000; -116.28611
Geography
Location Alberta-British Columbia, Canada
Parent range Bow Range
Topo map NTS 82N/08
Climbing
First ascent 1909 by V.A. Fynn and E.F. Pilkington[2]

Ringrose Peak is a mountain on the AlbertaBritish Columbia border, in Canada.

It is located on the Continental Divide on the border of Banff and Yoho National Parks and is part of the Bow Range of the Banff-Lake Louise Core Area in the Canadian Rockies.

The peak was named in 1894 after A.E.L. Ringrose by Samuel Allen, because previously Allen had met Ringrose, while Allen was visiting the Rockies. Ringrose was visiting from London, England. [2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ringrose Peak". PeakFinder.com. Retrieved 2007-09-10. 
  2. ^ a b c "Ringrose Peak". Bivouac.com.