Watermelon Peak
3095m (10155ft.)

Located between the upper Sifleur River Valley and the headwaters of Dolomite Creek; 2 km east of Alice Lake. Banff Park, Alberta
Latitude 51; 42; 55 Longitude 116; 20; 37, Topo map 82N/09


Named by W.L. Putnam. in 1966. The first ascent party carried a watermelon to the summit, whereupon they ate it despite poor weather. Unofficial name.

First ascended in 1966 by D. Michael, W.V.G. Matthews, W.L. Putnam, M. Stearns, L.R. WallaceJournal reference CAJ 50-68.

Photo: Looking northeast to Watermelon Peak (in the distance) from the ridge east of Helen Lake (courtesy Giorgio Zanetti)

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