Cinquefoil Mountain
2259m (7412ft.)

Located in the Athabasca River Valley north of Jacques Creek and south of Cinquefoil Creek. Jacques Range, Jasper Park, Alberta Major headwater Athabasca River.
Latitude 53; 03; 20 Longitude 117; 59; 55, Topo map 83F/04

Panorama viewpoint: Disaster Point. Can be seen from Highway 16

Named by Morrison P. Bridgland in 1916. Cinqufoil is a bright yellow flower with five petals, a species of which grows on exposed slopes at higher altitudes in the Rockies. Official name.

Photo: Looking east to Cinquefoil Mountain (courtesy Alan Kane)
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Photo: Looking southwest to Cinquefoil Mountain from Highway #16 at Disaster Point

Scrambling Routes
An easy scramble. Cinquefoil Mountain is the first high point of a long, lazy ridge in the Jacques Range east of the Jasper townsite. Readily accessible, it involves little actual scrambling and offers a straightforward way to get up high enough for an expansive view. All told, it is a pleasant outing and not likely to be crowded. Try from May on. Kane, Scrambles in the Canadian Rockies page 322

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