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Photo: Looking southwest across Elbow Lake to Pocaterra Ridge and Mount Pocaterra (beyond) (courtesy Gerry Hopkins)

Mount Pocaterra

  • 2941 m (9,650ft)
50.5994N -115.029W
Located in the Elk Range, west of Pocaterra Ridge and northeast of Elk Pass; two km north-northwest of Mount Tyrwhitt

Range: Elk
Province: Alberta
Park: Kananaskis
Headwater: Bow
Visible from Highway: 40

The high ridge to the east of Mount Pocaterra is named Pocaterra Ridge. See George Pocaterra.

"The Diva and the Rancher -The story of Norma Piper and George Pocaterra" co-authored by David Finch and Jennifer Hamblin, is published by Rocky Mountain Books. It tells the story of George Pocaterra and Norma Piper, who became his wife. For additional details please see: www.rmbooks.com.

Looking northwest to Mount Pocaterra (courtesy Gerry Hopkins)

Looking west beyond the high point of Pocaterra Ridge to Mount Pocaterra

Looking west across Pocaterra Ridge to Mount Pocaterra

Looking east-southeast across Lower Kananaskis Lake to Mount Pocaterra

Photo: Looking southwest to Mount Pocaterra from Pocaterra Ridge (Mount Tyrwhitt at left)

Looking southeast to Mount Pocaterra from the meadows near the Smith-Dorrien Junction (courtesy Gerry Hopkins)

Looking north-northwest to Mount Pocaterra (courtesy Sonny Bou)