Mount Helmer
3030m (9941ft.)

Located on the continental divide at the southern edge of the Freshfield Icefield; upper Mummery Glacier. Banff Park, Alberta/BC border. Major headwaters Saskatchewan & Columbia rivers.
Latitude 51; 42; 20 Longitude 116; 50; 15, Topo map 82N/10


Named in 1924. Helmer, Brigadier-General Richard Alexis (Helmer was a musketry expert and chemist who was one of the most capable artillery officers of his day. He later became the mayor of Hull, Quebec.) Official name.

First ascended in 1949 by J. Bishop, D. Greenwell, E.R. LaChapelle, D.M. WoodsJournal reference CAJ 33-71.

Photo: Looking northwest to Gilgit Mountain (left) and Mount Helmer from the Mummery Creek Bridge on the Blaeberry River Road
Photo: (l-r) Looking northwest to Jones Peak, Mount Gilgit, and Mount Helmer from the Mummery Creek Bridge on the Blaeberry River Road

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