Located on the continental divide at the head of Lyell Creek; 2 km northwest of Mount Lyell. Banff Park, Alberta/BC border. Major headwaters Saskatchewan & Columbia rivers.
Latitude 51; 57; 55 Longitude 117; 07; 45, Topo map 82N/14
Named in 1918. Farbus was a village located on the eastern slope of Vimy Ridge, where Canadian troops fought a major battle during WW I (see Vimy Peak). Official name.
First ascended in 1937 by S.B. Hendricks, Rex GibsonJournal reference AJ 39-59, CAJ 25-98.