Alnus Peak
2976m (9764ft.)

Located on the continental divide at the head of Alnus Creek. on the border of Jasper & Hamber parks, Alberta/BC border. Major headwaters Athabasca & Columbia rivers.
Latitude 52; 29; 15 Longitude 118; 00; 25, Topo map 83D/08


Named by Arthur O. Wheeler in 1921. After the alder (Latin, "alnus"), likened to the Birch tree which grows on the mountain's side. Official name.

Looking north to Alnus Peak (in foreground at right) (courtesy Don Beers)

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