Postern Mountain
2963m (9720ft.)

Located south of the headwaters of Geikie Creek and north of Icefall Lake. Mount Robson Park, Major headwater Fraser River.
Latitude 52; 41; 25 Longitude 118; 21; 40, Topo map 83D/09


Named by Interprovincial Boundary Survey in 1921. Postern is a castle related term meaning back door or back gate. The mountain stands at the western approach to the Ramparts which are named for their castle-like appearance. posterne, meaning a back door or gate, or an alternate entrance or way Official name.

First ascended in 1927 by Rex Gibson, guided by E. Niederer. Journal reference CAJ 16-116.

Photo: Postern Mountain (left) beyond the Ramparts from Mount Clitheroe; M.P. Bridgland, 1915. Digital image copyright 2000, University of Alberta.

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