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Photo: Barbette Mountain from just north of Silverhorn Creek Bridge on the Icefields Parkway

Barbette Mountain

  • 3072 m (10079ft)
  • First Ascent
  • Naming History
51.7256N -116.607W
Located on the continental divide in the Wildcat Creek Valley between Barbette Glacier and Delta Glacier

Province: Alberta/BC
Park: Banff
Headwater: Saskatchewan/Columbia
Major Valley: Mistaya
Visible from Highway: 93N
Ascent Date: 1933
Ascent Party: H.S. Kingman, J. M. Thorington
Ascent Guide: Conrad Kain
Year Named: 1918
Named for: The mountain has two high, platform like peaks. A barbette is a platform in a fort or ship from which guns are fired over a parapet.)