Catacombs Mountain
3330m (10926ft.)

Located at the head of Catacombs Creek. Jasper Park, Alberta Major headwater Athabasca River.
Latitude 52; 25; 25 Longitude 117; 45; 35, Topo map 83C/05
Can be seen from Highway 93N

Named by Arthur O. Wheeler in 1920. The mountain has an alcove formation, which Arthur Wheeler felt was like the recesses in an undergound burial tomb. Official name.

First ascended in 1927 by W.R. Maclaurin, Alfred J. Ostheimer, J. Weber, guided by Hans Fuhrer. Journal reference CAJ 16-23.

Photo: Looking southwest beyond Dragon Peak to Catacombs Mountain (courtesy Don Beers)
Photo: Looking west-northwest to Catacombs Mountain from Sunwapta Peak (courtesy Don Beers)

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