Gargoyle Mountain
2693m (8836ft.)

Located in the Athabasca River Valley, west of Vine Creek and north of Corral Creek; south end of Grassy Ridge. Jasper Park, Alberta Major headwater Athabasca River.
Latitude 53; 06; 10 Longitude 118; 09; 15, Topo map 83E/01

Panorama viewpoint: Roche a Perdrix. Can be seen from Highway 16

Named by Morrison P. Bridgland in 1916. Rock formations around a stream which flows from its base were thought to resemble gargoyles, waterspouts generally in the form of a human or creature of some kind which were often incorporated into the decorative architecture of buildings. Official name.

Photo: Looking northwest to Gargoyle Mountain from two km northeast of the Athabasca River Bridge on Highway #16
Photo: Looking northwest to Gargoyle Mountain from Highway #16

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