Mount McCuaig
2884m (9462ft.)

Located in the Petain/Castelnau/Elk Glacier area above Petain and Nivelle Creeks. Elk Lakes Park, Major headwater Kootenay River.
Latitude 50; 31; 15 Longitude 115; 08; 40, Topo map 82J/11


Named in 1958. McCuaig, Major General George Eric (Major General McCuaig commanded a division of the Canadian Expeditionary Force during WW I.) Official name.

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

Photo: Mount McCuaig (Mount Nivelle beyond to right) from the northeast at Upper Elk Lake outlet (courtesy Rienk Lakeman)
Photo: Looking southeast to Mount McCuaig from Upper Elk Lake campsite (courtesy Gerry Hopkins)

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