Striped Mountain
2807m (9210ft.)

Located between Moose Creek and Dainard Creek at the headwaters of the Beaverfoot River. Vermilion (BC) Range, Kootenay Park, Major headwater Kootenay River.
Latitude 51; 08; 00 Longitude 116; 19; 10, Topo map 82N/01


Named in 1915. The sedimentary layers give the mountain a striped appearance, particularly when they are highlighted by snow. Official name.

Photo: Looking northeast to Striped Mountain from the upper Kootenay River headwaters
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Photo: Looking northeast to Striped Mountain from the upper Kootenay River headwaters

Striped Mountain is clearly one of the most appropriately named peaks in the Canadian Rockies. See "More Photos" for a close up of the stripes on Striped Mountain.
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