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Beacon Peak

  • 2986 m (9797ft)
  • First Ascent
  • Naming History
52.5403N -118.243W
Located between Simon Creek Valley and Middle Whirlpool River Valley; 2 km east of Beacon Lake

Province: Alberta
Headwater: Athabasca
Ascent Date: 1921
Ascent Party: Interprovincial Boundary Commission
Year Named: 1922
Named by: Arthur O. Wheeler
Named for: The mountain was in such a position that the Interprovincial Boundary Surveyors used it as a beacon.