Mount Darrah
2755m (9039ft.)

Located on the continental divide at the head of Goat Creek and the head of Corbin Creek. Flathead Range, Park, Alberta/BC border. Major headwaters Oldman & Flathead rivers.
Latitude 49; 28; 10 Longitude 114; 35; 30, Topo map 82G/07


Named in 1916. Darrah, Captain (Captain Darrah was the astronomer attached to the British Boundary Commission which delineated the border from the Pacific to the Rockies.) Official name. Other names Gable Mountain

First ascended in 1914 by Interprovincial Boundary Commission

Photo: Looking west to Mount Darrah from the Carbondale River Valley
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Other Information
Looking northwest to Mount Darrah from Southfork Mountain (courtesy Sonny Bou)

The mountain is shown as "Gable Mountain" in the Interprovincial Boundary Survey Atlas. It was likely remamed because of the existance of another Gable Mountain in the Red Deer River Valley.

In the lower of the two photos, the two triangular, light-coloured rocks are part of the Peechee Reefs (Peechee Formation) of the Upper Devonian. In the upper left corner of the photo is the Palliser Formation. The Devonian succession here sits on a thin panel of Cambrian rocks which overlie a fault. [Ian Halladay]

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