Aurora Mountain
2789m (9151ft.)

Located on the continental divide at the head of of Currie Creek, Aurora Creek, and Owl Creek; southeast buttress of Marvel Pass. Blue Range, Banff Park, Alberta/BC border. Major headwaters Bow & Kootenay rivers.
Latitude 50; 49; 35 Longitude 115; 33; 35, Topo map 82J/13


Named in 1917. HMS Aurora was a Royal Navy light cruiser which engaged in a battle in the North Sea, 24 January, 1915. WW I Official name.

First ascended in 1916 by Interprovincial Boundary Commission

Photo: Looking southeast across Cabin Lake to Mount Byng (left) and Aurora Mountain (courtesy Ron Hunter)

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