Mount Nivelle
3256m (10683ft.)

Located in the Petain/Castelnau/Elk Glacier area above Petain Creek and Nivelle Creek. on the border of Kananaskis & Elk Lakes parks, Major headwater Kootenay River.
Latitude 50; 31; 00 Longitude 115; 10; 30, Topo map 82J/11


Named in 1918. Nivelle, Robert Georges (Nivelle was a French army commander whose 1917 offensive was said to have been a "catastrophic failure." Official name.

First ascended in 1928 by J.W.A. Hickson, guided by Edward Feuz jr.. Journal reference AAJ 1-3; CAJ 17-32.

Photo: Mount McCuaig (Mount Nivelle beyond to right) from the northeast at Upper Elk Lake outlet (courtesy Rienk Lakeman)
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Photo: Mount Nivelle (courtesy Gillean Daffern)

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