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Photo: Looking beyond Mount Black Prince to Mount Smith-Dorrien from Mount Warspite (courtesy Rienk Lakeman)

Mount Smith-Dorrien

  • 3155 m (10,352ft)
  • First Ascent
  • Naming History
50.7319N -115.290W
Located in the Smith Dorrien Valley at the head of the Upper Kananaskis River

Range: Spray
Province: Alberta
Park: Kananaskis
Headwater: Bow
Major Valley: Kananaskis
Visible from Highway: 742
Ascent Date: 1933
Ascent Party: Mr. and Mrs. Fraser
Ascent Guide: Edward Feuz jr.
Year Named: 1918
Named for: Smith-Dorrien, General Sir Horace Lockwood (General Smith-Dorrien was a British soldier who fought in the Zulu War, the Boer War, and commanded the 2nd Army of the British Expeditionary Force during WW I.)

Photo: Looking northeast to Mount Smith-Dorrien from Mount Jellicoe (courtesy Jonathan Coe)

Looking west up Murray Creek to Mount Smith-Dorrien (courtesy Kevin Altheim)