Located on the continental divide in the Fraser River Valley at the headwaters of Simon Creek. on the border of Jasper & Mount Robson parks, Alberta/BC border. Major headwaters Athabasca & Fraser rivers.
Latitude 52; 35; 45 Longitude 118; 19; 40, Topo map 83D/09
Named by Arthur O. Wheeler in 1922. The mountain was thought to resemble an elephant's head. Elephas is the Latin word for elephant. Official name.
First ascended in 1933 by H. Burns, O. Haw, C.C. Wates, W.J. WatsonJournal reference CAJ 22-71.