Aries Peak
2996m (9830ft.)

Located on the continental divide in the Mistaya River and Blaeberry River Valleys at the head of Ebon Creek; above Cirque Lake; south of Stairway Peak; north of Ebon Peak. Banff Park, Alberta/BC border. Major headwaters Saskatchewan & Columbia rivers.
Latitude 51; 47; 20 Longitude 116; 38; 50, Topo map 82N/15

Panorama viewpoint: Saskatchewan River Crossing; Silverhorn Creek Br.. Can be seen from Highway 93N

Named by Arthur O. Wheeler in 1918. The mountain is named after the wild sheep (also known as Aries) which were seen on its slopes. Official name.

First ascended in 1944 by Mr. and Mrs. D.W. Measuroll, J. Monroe Thorington, guided by Edward Feuz jr.. Journal reference App 25-141; AAJ 5-435.

Photo: Ebon Peak (left) and Aries Peak from the Icefields Parkway
Photo: (l-r) Ebon Peak, Aries Peak, Stairway Peak, Midway Peak, Mount Synge, and Howse Peak from the east on Highway the Icefields Parkway

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