Prior Peak
3276m (10750ft.)

Located on the continental divide between the Freshfield Icefield and Campbell Icefield. Banff Park, Alberta/BC border. Major headwaters Saskatchewan & Columbia rivers.
Latitude 51; 43; 20 Longitude 116; 55; 35, Topo map 82N/10


Named in 1924. Prior, Hon. Edward Gawler (Edward Prior was an engineer, businessman and politician who became Lt. Governor of British Columbia in 1919.) Official name.

First ascended in 1937 by E. Cromwell, E. Cromwell jr., Georgia Engelhard, F.S. North, J. Monroe ThoringtonJournal reference AAJ 3-220.

Photo: Looking east to (l-r) Prior Peak, Mount Bulyea, and Mount Barnard (courtesy Bob St. John)

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