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Photo: Mount Bell from the Bow Valley Parkway

Mount Bell

  • 2910 m (9548ft)
  • First Ascent
  • Naming History
51.2839N -116.101W
Located in the Bow River Valley, 2 km north of Boom Lake and south of Taylor Lake

Province: Alberta
Park: Banff
Headwater: Bow
Major Valley: Bow
Visible from Highway: 1
Ascent Date: 1910
Ascent Party: N. Bell and others
Year Named: 1910
Named by: Alpine Club of Canada
Named for: Bell, Nora (Miss Bell was a member of an ACC party which made the first ascent of Mount Bell during the club's 1910 Annual Camp held at Consolation Lakes.)

Mount Bell is the highest point on the high ridge that lies between the Boom Lake Valley and the Bow Valley. It is separated from Panorama Ridge by Taylor Pass.

Photo: Mount Bell looking west from O'Brien Lake

Mount Bell with spire to left from Bow Valley Parkway