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Looking west-northwest to Orient Point (Phantom Crag at right) from near the bottom of Scott Lake Hill on the Trans-Canada Highway

Orient Point

  • 2636 m (8,650ft)
51.2492N -115.173W
Located between the head of the Ghost River and the South Ghost River

Province: Alberta
Park: Banff
Headwater: Bow
Visible from Highway: 940N

Orient Point extends east into flat-lying forests between the South Ghost and Ghost Rivers.

Together with Devil's Head, Orient Point provided travellers to the east "orientation" to the Devil's Gap route through the front ranges of the Rockies.

Photo: Looking northwest to Orient Point from the Bow Valley

Looking southeast to Orient Point from Mount Costigan (courtesy Rienk Lakeman)

Looking west to Orient Point (Saddle Peak beyond at left)