Mount Chown
3331m (10930ft.)

Located at the head of the Jackpine River Valley between Chown Glacier and Resthaven Icefield. on the border of Jasper & Willmore parks, Alberta Major headwater Smoky River.
Latitude 53; 24 Longitude 119; 23, Topo map 83E/06


Named by H.A. Stevens in 1912. Chown, Reverend Samuel Dwight (A General Superintendent of the Methodist Church who was instrumental in forming what is now the United Church of Canada) Official name.

First ascended in 1924 by G. Hargreaves, W.B. PutnamJournal reference AJ 26-390, 396, CAJ 13-154.

Photo: Mount Bess (left) and Mount Chown from the southeast (courtesy Dr. John D. Birrell)

Other Information

This high, glacier draped mountain lies near the northwest corner of Jasper National Park between the Chown Glacier and the Resthaven Glacier.
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