Bonnet Peak
3235m (10614ft.)

Located east of Pulsatilla Pass at the head of the Valley of the Hidden Lakes; north buttress of Badger Pass. Sawback Range, Banff Park, Alberta
Latitude 51; 26; 05 Longitude 115; 53; 00, Topo map 82O/05


Named in 1890. The mountain, with its cap of snow, resembles a bonnet. Official name.

First ascended in 1914 by Morrison P. Bridgland

Photo: Looking east to the main summit of Bonnet Peak from Bonnet Glacier (courtesy David Henry)

Other Information
Photo: Looking south-southeast up the Valley of the Hidden Lakes to Bonnet Peak (left) and Hickson Peak (right) from the Red Deer Valley

This "massif" is composed of three distinct peaks, the NE (3094 m), the Centre (3235 m), and the SE (3215 m).

The first ascent of the southern peak was completed by A. St. Cyr in 1890.

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