Mount Balinhard
3130m (10270ft.)

Located between Restless River and Medicine Tent River. Jasper Park, Alberta Major headwater Athabasca River.
Latitude 52; 45 Longitude 117; 18, Topo map 83C/14


Named in 1859. Earl of Southesk (James Carnegie)(Baron Balinhard was one of the Earl of Southesk's titles.) Official name.

First ascended in 1971 by J. Carlson, R. Crampton, R. Hancock

Photo: Looking northwest to Mount Balinhard (Meda Mountain is nearer peak at right with Mount Balcarres beyond at right) from near Southesk Pass (courtesy Don Beers)

Other Information
Photo: Looking south to Mount Balinhard from Rocky Pass (courtesy Don Beers)

"Rocky Mountains of Canada -North" states that this is the most galaciated peak in the Rockies.
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