Gravenstafel Ridge
2391m (7845ft.)

Located in the West Castle River Valley between Syncline Brook and Gravenstafel Brook. Park, Alberta Major headwater Oldman River.
Latitude 49; 18; 35 Longitude 114; 26; 30, Topo map 82G/08

Panorama viewpoint: Castle River. Can be seen from Highway 774

Naming: The original Gravenstafel Ridge is located in the Flanders area of northern France. One of the highest points in the area, the ridge was the scene of several battles involving the Canadian Army during WW I. Official name.

Photo: Mount Haig (left) and Gravenstafel Ridge (right) from the Castle River Road

Other Information
Photo: Looking southeast to Gravenstafel Ridge (left) and Mount Haig (beyond at right) from St. Eloi Mountain (courtesy Linda Breton)

Gravenstafel Ridge is the mountain upon which the Westcastle ski runs are located. The original Gravenstafel Ridge is located in the Flanders area of northern France. One of the highest points in the area, the ridge was the scene of several battles involving the Canadian Army including the Second Battle of Ypres in 1915. Their efforts and sacrifices were honoured by the naming of this attractive feature.
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