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Photo: Looking west to Mount Alexandra from the slopes of Mount Coleman (courtesy Don Beers)

Mount Alexandra

  • 3388 m (11116ft)
  • First Ascent
  • Naming History
51.9806N -117.199W
Located on the continental divide in the Alexandra River Valley at the head of Alexandra Glacier

Province: Alberta/BC
Park: Banff
Headwater: Saskatchewan/Columbia
Visible from Highway: 93N
Ascent Date: 1902
Ascent Party: James Outram
Ascent Guide: Christian Kaufmann
Year Named: 1902
Named by: James Outram
Named for: Alexandra, Queen (Queen Alexandra was the consort of King Edward VII.)

This beautiful, high peak dominates the group at the head of the Alexandra River.

Photo: Looking east to Mount Alexandra from the head of South Rice Brook (courtesy Alan Kane)

Photo: Looking northeast to Mount Alexandra (courtesy Alan Kane)