Valenciennes Mountain
3150m (10335ft.)

Located above the southwest corner of the Mons Icefield at the head of Mons Creek. Park, Major headwater Columbia River.
Latitude 51; 48; 50 Longitude 117; 00; 05, Topo map 82N/14


Named in 1918. Valenciennes is a city in northeastern France which was the scene of intense fighting during WW I. Official name.

First ascended in 1934 by H.S. Kingman, J. Monroe Thorington, guided by Rudolph Aemmer. Journal reference CAJ 22-215.

Photo: Looking south to Valenciennes Peak (courtesy Larry Dolecki www.icefall.ca)

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