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Photo: Looking southeast to Fisher Peak from Highway #40 at the Evan-Thomas Creek Bridge

Fisher Peak (Alberta)

  • 3053 m (10,017ft)
  • First Ascent
  • Naming History
50.8144N -115.030W
Located in the Evan-Thomas Creek Valley; northeast buttress of Evan-Thomas Pass

Range: Fisher
Province: Alberta
Park: Kananaskis
Headwater: Bow
Ascent Date: 1950
Ascent Party: J.F. Tarrant
Year Named: 1920
Named for: Fisher, John Arbuthnot (As First Sea Lord of the British Admiralty, John Fisher was responsible for the modernization of the Royal Navy prior to WW I.)

Please note that there is another Fisher Peak in British Columbia and a Mount Fisher in southeastern British Columbia.

*A hiking route to the lower summit is described in Gillean Daffern's Kananaskis Country Trail Guide.

Photo: Fisher Peak from its southwest ridge (courtesy Rienk Lakeman)

Fisher Peak (courtesy Alan Kane)

Looking west to Fisher Peak from Highway #22

Looking northwest to Fisher Peak from Mount Romulus (courtesy Sonny Bou)

Looking southeast to Fisher Peak from Mount Sparrowhawk (courtesy Sonny Bou)

Looking west to Fisher Peak from Highway #22