Kataka Mountain
2621m (8600ft.)

Located on the continental divide between Upper Fitzwilliam Creek and the Clairvaux Creek Valley. on the border of Jasper & Mount Robson parks, Alberta/BC border. Major headwaters Athabasca & Fraser rivers.
Latitude 52; 49; 55 Longitude 118; 23; 45, Topo map 83D/16


Named by Morrison P. Bridgland in 1916. "Kataka" is the Indian word for "fort." The mountain was thought to resemble a fort. Official name.

Looking southeast to Kataka Mountain beyond the northeast ridge of Mount Fitzwilliam (courtesy Don Beers)

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