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Photo: Looking south to Beehive Mountain from the Oldman River Valley (courtesy Rienk Lakeman)

Beehive Mountain

  • 2895 m (9,498ft)
  • First Ascent
  • Naming History
50.0656N -114.662W
Located on the continental divide in the Oldman River Valley at the head of Beehive Creek; eastern buttress of Windy Pass

Range: High Rock
Province: Alberta/BC
Headwater: Oldman/Kootenay
Major Valley: Oldman
Ascent Date: 1913
Ascent Party: Morrison Bridgland
Year Named: 1886
Named by: George Dawson
Named for: The mountain resembles a beehive.

This peak seems to loom over the Oldman River Valley.

It should not be confused with The Beehive that rises above Lake Louise and is shown on George Dawson's 1886 map.

Photo: Looking northwest to Beehive Mountain from the Oldman River Valley

Looking west-southwest to Beehive Mountain from the Oldman River Valley