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Photo: (l-r) Thunderbolt Peak, Angle Peak, Alcove Mountain, Anchorite Mountain, and Eremite Mountain from the north

Anchorite Mountain

  • 2880 m (9450ft)
  • First Ascent
  • Naming History
52.6250N -118.233W
Located in thet Simon Creek Valley between Eremite Mountain and Alcove Mountain

Province: Alberta
Park: Jasper
Headwater: Athabasca
Ascent Date: 1934
Ascent Party: R.J. Cuthbertson, H. France, Rex Gibson, P. Prescott, R.T. Zillmer
Year Named: 1934
Named by: Rex Gibson (a former president of the Alpine Club of Canada)
Named for: The isolated position of this peak is like that of a religious hermit.