Listening Mountain
3149m (10332ft.)

Located west of head of Chaba River. Jasper Park, Alberta Major headwater Athabasca River.
Latitude 52; 14; 40 Longitude 117; 44; 00, Topo map 83C/04


Named by Interprovincial Boundary Survey in 1919. The mountain has two ear-shaped projections on the corners of its summit crest. They were thought to resemble wolf's ears. Official name.

First ascended in 1951 by A. Faberge, P. PrescottJournal reference CAJ 35-93.


Other Information

Arthur O. Wheeler wrote of this mountain in the Boundary Survey Report, "In the centre, between these two final branches of the (Athabasca) river, is a mountain mass culminating in an outstanding wege-shaped crest, at the corners of which two points project above the snow like ears; on this account the mass has been named Listening Mountain."
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