Main Page | See live article | Alphabetical index

Mount Kitchener

Mount Kitchener is located within the Columbia Icefield of Jasper National Park, which is part of the Canadian Rockies. The mountain can be seen from the Icefields Parkway (#93) near Sunwapta Pass.

Mt. Kitchener was originally named Mount Douglas by Norman Collie after David Douglas. In 1916, the mountain was renamed to its present day name after Lord Horatio Kitchener who had just been killed in World War I.

Elevation:3,505 metres / 11,500 feet
Latitude: 52° 13′ 00″ N
Longitude:117° 29′ 00″ W
Range: Canadian Rockies
Topo map: 83C/03
First ascent:1927 by Alfred J. Ostheimer, guided by Hans Fuhrer
Routes: SouthWest Slopes (Normal Route) I; Grand Central Couloir V 5.9; Ramp Route V 5.8

External links