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Photo: Mount Tekarra from the west on the Icefields Parkway

Mount Tekarra

  • 2694 m (8,839ft)
  • First Ascent
  • Naming History
52.8419N -117.940W
Located between the Athabasca River Valley and the Maligne River Valley

Range: Maligne
Province: Alberta
Park: Jasper
Headwater: Athabasca
Major Valley: Athabasca
Visible from Highway: 16, 93N
Ascent Date: 1915
Ascent Party: Morrison Bridgland
Year Named: 1859
Named by: James Hector
Named for: Tekarra (Tekarra was an Indian guide who accompanied Hector on his explorations up the Athabasca River during the early months of 1859.)

Photo: Mount Tekarra from the northwest on Highway 16, 4 km south of the Snaring River

Looking north to Mount Tekarra (courtesy David Wasserman)

Looking east to Mount Tekarra from Highway #16

Looking north to Mount Tekarra (courtesy Vern De Wit)

Looking east-northeast to Mount Tekarra