Mount Castelnau
3005m (9859ft.)

Located in the Petain/Castelnau/Elk Glacier area above Petain and Nivelle Creeks. Park, Major headwater Kootenay River.
Latitude 50; 31; 40 Longitude 115; 10; 00, Topo map 82J/11


Named in 1918. De Castelnau, Noel Marie Joseph Edouard (After commanding the 2nd French Army for most of WW I, de Castelnau became Chief of Staff to General Joffre.) Official name.

First ascended in 1952 by Mr. and Mrs. G.A. Cunningham, J. MoreJournal reference CAJ 36-83.

Photo: Mount Castelnau from the northeast at the head of Petain Creek above Petain Falls (courtesy Rienk Lakeman)
Looking southwest to Mount Nivelle (left) and Mount Castelnau from Lower Elk Lake (courtesy Gerry Hopkins)

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