The Vice President

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The Vice President
President and Vice.jpg
Left to right, The Vice President, President glacier and The President
Highest point
Elevation 3,077 m (10,095 ft)
Prominence 157 m (515 ft) above President Pass
Coordinates 51°30′02″N 116°33′01″W / 51.50056°N 116.55028°W / 51.50056; -116.55028
Location British Columbia, Canada
Parent range Canadian Rockies
Topo map NTS 82N/10
First ascent 1901 by James Outram, Christian Kaufmann and J. Pollinger
Easiest route scramble

The Vice-President is a mountain 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 Vice-President was named Mount McNicoll in 1904 by Edward Whymper after David McNicoll, the VP 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 near Rogers Pass.


There appears to be only one route up the Vice-President—up the President glacier to the col, then up a snow slope to the ridge, then to the peak.

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