The President

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Not to be confused with The President (TV Series).
This article is about the Canadian mountain. For the Miguel Ángel Asturias novel, see El Señor Presidente. For other uses, see President (disambiguation).
The President
President and Vice.jpg
Left to right, The Vice President, President glacier and President
Elevation 3,123 m (10,246 ft)[1]
Prominence 658 m (2,159 ft)[1] (above Kiwetinok Pass)
The President is located in British Columbia
The President
The President
British Columbia, Canada
Range Canadian Rockies
Coordinates 51°30′03″N 116°33′43″W / 51.50083°N 116.56194°W / 51.50083; -116.56194Coordinates: 51°30′03″N 116°33′43″W / 51.50083°N 116.56194°W / 51.50083; -116.56194[2]
Topo map NTS 82N/10
First ascent 1901 by James Outram, Christian Kaufmann and J. Pollinger[3]
Easiest route scramble

The President is a mountain peak on the The President/Vice-President Massif, just North of Emerald Lake in Yoho National Park, near the Alpine Club of Canada's Stanley Mitchell hut.

The President was named Shaugnessy in 1904 by Edward Whymper after Thomas Shaugnessy, the president of the Canadian Pacific Railway. In 1907, the mountain was renamed by the Alpine Club of Canada, after it was discovered that the name had already been used on a mountain in the Selkirks.


  1. ^ a b "The President". Retrieved 2013-04-28. 
  2. ^ "The President". BC Geographical Names. Retrieved 2013-04-28. 
  3. ^ "The President". Retrieved 2012-09-06. 

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