The Beehive (Alberta)

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The Beehive
The Beehive is located in Alberta
The Beehive
The Beehive
Location in Alberta
Highest point
Elevation 2,270 m (7,450 ft) [1]
Coordinates 51°24′50″N 116°14′35″W / 51.41389°N 116.24306°W / 51.41389; -116.24306Coordinates: 51°24′50″N 116°14′35″W / 51.41389°N 116.24306°W / 51.41389; -116.24306[1]
Location Alberta, Canada
Parent range Bow Range
Topo map NTS 82N/08
First ascent 1891 by Samuel Allen[1]
Easiest route Hike

The Beehive is a mountain located in Banff National Park of Alberta, Canada. It was named by J. Willoughby Astley in 1890 because the mountain resembles a beehive.[1] The mountain is also known as the Big Beehive as there is a smaller beehive shaped mountain nearby called the Little Beehive.

The mountain is located above Lake Louise and can be accessed via hiking trails either from Lake Louise or Lake Agnes.

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  1. ^ a b c d "The Beehive". PeakFinder. Retrieved 2009-02-21.