Mount Fraser
3322m (10726ft.)

Located on the continental divide at the head of the Bennington Glacier and the head of Simon Glacier; 3 km southeast of Icefall Lake. on the border of Jasper & Mount Robson parks, Alberta/BC border. Major headwaters Athabasca & Fraser rivers.
Latitude 52; 39; 25 Longitude 118; 19; 00, Topo map 83D/09


Named in 1917. Fraser, Simon (A fur trader and one of Canada's most well known explorers, Simon Fraser discovered the Fraser River.) Official name.

First ascended in 1924 by Alfred J. Ostheimer, M.M. Strumia, J. Monroe Thorington, guided by Conrad Kain.

Photo: Bennington Peak from the east (courtesy David Wasserman)

Other Information
Looking west-southwest to McDonnell Peak (left) and Bennington Peak

This massif known as Mount Fraser is made up of Simon Peak, Bennington Peak, and McDonnell Peak. Simon Peak is the highest of the three.
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