Buchanan Peak
2409m (7904ft.)

Located between Carthew Creek and Cameron Creek. Waterton Park, Alberta Major headwater Oldman River.
Latitude 49; 02; 30 Longitude 113; 59; 00, Topo map 82H/04


Named in 1971. Buchanan, Senator William A. (Senator Buchanan played a significant role in the development of Waterton National Park and had a summer residence there.) Official name.

Photo: Looking west-southwest up Carthew Creek to Buchanan Peak from the Cameron Lake Road

Scrambling Routes
Difficult scrambling. You can continue north from Mount Carthew to Buchanan Peak, but it is harder and less pleasant than ascending Mount Carthew. Kane, Scrambles in the Canadian Rockies page 39

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